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Snyder Appointed as Administrator in Flagler County

By Florida Department of Health, Office of Communications

July 06, 2015

July 6, 2015

Contact: Communications Office
(850) 245-411


TALLAHASSEE—The Florida Department of Health has announced Robert “Bob” Snyder as the new health officer for the Florida Department of Health in Flagler County (DOH-Flagler). Since 2013, Snyder has served as DOH-Flagler’s business manager, dental director and quality improvement coordinator. 

“Robert is a proven leader with a record of success and improvement within the field of public health,” said Kim Barnhill, deputy secretary for County Health Systems. “The Department of Health in Flagler County will truly benefit from his visionary skills and professional experience.”

Snyder brings more than 30 years of hospital management experience to the position. Prior to coming to DOH-Flagler, he served in several capacities for Orlando Health, a network of community and specialty hospitals based in Orlando. In 2002, Snyder began as administrator of Ancillary and Support Services for Dr. P. Phillips Hospital (formerly Orlando Regional Sand Lake Hospital). He then served as administrator of Master Faculty Planning in 2006 at Orlando Regional Medical Center and as president, vice president and chief operating officer for South Seminole Hospital from 2009-2012. Between 1982 and 2008, Snyder held executive and management level positions at several hospitals, including associate executive director at Humana Hospital Bennett, chief executive and operating officer at Waterman Medical Center, and administrator at Memorial Hospital Flagler.

Snyder graduated from Siena College in New York with a Bachelor of Arts and earned his Master of Public Health from the University of South Carolina. He is a former commissioner with the State of Florida Commission on Excellence in Health Care and former chairman of the Small and Rural Hospital Council with the Florida Hospital Association. Snyder is also an active member of Flagler Beach Rotary Club and a volunteer chaplain for Florida Hospital Flagler.


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