(SARASOTA, FLA., NOVEMBER 14, 2022) – Dr. Rishi Patel, CEO of CAN Community Health, has been
selected for membership in the Florida Council of 100.
Dr. Patel joined CAN Community Health as Chief Pharmacy Officer in 2015 and has served as its President & CEO since January 2022. Dr. Patel holds a Doctorate of Pharmacy from Nova Southeastern University, an MBA from Florida Gulf Coast University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Microbiology from the University of Florida.
“I could not be more honored to be selected to serve on the Florida Council of 100. These individuals are truly
the best of the best. I look forward to participating on behalf of CAN Community Health to make Florida a better place for all Floridians,” said Dr. Patel.
As a state-wide educational research not-for-profit, The Florida Council of 100 membership organization is
comprised of the President’s & CEO’s of some of Florida’s largest corporations and industries; provides
direction for policy research, represents the Council before civic and community groups, and advises the
governor, presiding officers of the legislature and the Chief-Justice of the Supreme Court on the Council’s
policy research findings.
ABOUT THE FLORIDA COUNCIL OF 100
The Florida Council of 100 is a private, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization of business leaders committed to promoting economic growth and improving the quality of life for the people of Florida. Representing more than
140 businesses that employ more than 1.3 million people throughout Florida, its member companies have achieved remarkable success and recognition in their industries and demonstrated interest and involvement in
public policy issues.
ABOUT CAN COMMUNITY HEALTH
CAN Community Health (CAN) is a not-for-profit, community-based organization with clinics in Florida, Arizona, New Jersey, South Carolina, Texas, and Virginia. CAN provides medical, pharmacy, dental, case
management, mental health, and comprehensive prevention and services such as nPEP, PrEP, and education. CAN also provides screening and treatment for Hepatitis C and STDs, as well as transgender health services.