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About our Health Officer

Florida Department of Health in Monroe County

Administrator and Health Officer, Robert Eadie, JD

Robert “Bob” Eadie, JD, has served as the Administrator and Health Officer for the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County since 2007. 

With much of his career in public health, Eadie served as Deputy Director, Chief Operating Officer, and Department Counsel for the Metropolitan Government Public Health Department of Nashville and Davidson County in Tennessee.  He also served as Deputy Secretary of Administration and Interim Director for the Division of Emergency Preparedness and Community Support for the Florida Department of Health. He is also a committee member of the Preparedness Planning, Outcomes, and Measures (PPOM) of the National Association of County and City Health Officers.

In addition to his work in public health, Eadie has been active in the community serving as President, board member, or committee member of various civic organizations. Eadie holds a Juris Doctor from Vanderbilt University and was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. He is married with five children and seven grandchildren.