Space Coast Medicine and Healthy Living

About Space Coast Medicine & Healthy Living

Our Mission

Space Coast Medicine & Healthy Living engages, educates and entertains by offering valuable and practical information authored by expert healthcare professionals. Informative and inspiring, each issue is filled with timely articles focusing on people and their healthcare providers dealing with, and overcoming, all types of healthcare and medical challenges.

With expert unique high quality content, outstanding design and full-color glossy photography, Space Coast Medicine & Healthy Living showcases the personalities, facilities and latest medical techniques/technologies available to area health and medicine consumer.

Backed by contributions from leading healthcare experts, and over 30 years of publishing experience, Space Coast Medicine & Healthy Living’s editors are dedicated to helping all people lead a more healthy and satisfying life.

Editor-in Chief

Doctor Jim PalermoSpace Coast Medicine & Healthy Living Editor-in-Chief Dr. Jim Palermo touched the lives of countless Brevardians during his 20 year practice of general, vascular and non-cardiac thoracic surgery.

In 2002, after a 30 year career in clinical medicine in which his impact was on an individual pdrjpatient level, he accepted a position as full-time chief quality officer and vice president of quality management of a local healthcare system. Dr. Palermo made this career transformation based on his certainty and conviction that he could personally have a greater impact on improving the quality of healthcare on the Space Coast by more globally addressing quality and patient safety issues as a physician healthcare executive.

Space Coast Medicine & Healthy Living affords an excellent medium to complement his commitment to helping our community lead a more healthy and satisfying life through providing valuable healthcare information. An accomplished author and sought-after expert in the healthcare industry, Dr. Palermo has written extensively on quality healthcare and medical topics.

Dr. Palermo is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Medicine, did his surgical residency in the U.S. Army at William Beaumont Army Medical Center, is a Fellow of the American College of Surgery, and also attained a Masters Degree in healthcare management in 2004 at the University of Texas at Dallas.


Tom PalermoSpace Coast Medicine & Healthy Living Publisher Tom Palermo has over 30 years experience in the media and fitness industries. During his career in both corporate and small business entrepreneurial environments, Tom has founded several local, state and regional publications. He has been a successful publisher, editor, health club owner, fitness equipment designer and fabricator, and business consultant.

Tom has written hundreds of articles and columns for daily and weekly newspapers, magazines, trade publications and web sites; and hosted a health-themed radio talk show for seven years.

In 2005, Tom founded Maverick Multimedia, Inc, which specializes in niche, custom and multimedia publishing; and devising comprehensive strategic business and marketing plans.