About Our Administrator
Sandra Park-O'Hara, "Sandy", became the Administrator for the
Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa
County on December 10, 2009. Ms. Park-O'Hara has worked at
the health department since September, 1990, and has provided services in the
Public Health arena for over 20 years. She is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner and
is Board Certified in Women's Health and Obstetrics and Gynecologic Services.
Sandy has worked in Immunizations, Tuberculosis, School Health, Communicable Diseases, Family Planning, Primary Care, Sexually Transmitted Diseases and as the Director of the Health Services Division. She has served as the Administrator of the health department since December 2009.
Sandy's previous experience includes having worked as the Comptroller for Santa Rosa Emergency Medical Services where she also served as an Emergency Medical Technician providing emergency care for over 10 years. She also worked in several local hospitals in the critical care and emergency medicine arenas. Sandy's entire career has been spent providing medical care and services to citizens of Santa Rosa County.
Sandy received her Bachelors in Accounting from the University of West Florida in Pensacola and did her graduate level work at Emory where she received her certification for Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner. She is currently working on a Masters in Public Health.