Santa Barbara County Gets New Public Health Officer

Apr 12, 2019

Santa Barbara County has a new County Public Health Officer, and it's somone who was already a familiar face in the region's medical community.

Dr. Henning Ansorg was appointed to the post this week.  Ansorg has been with the county since 2016, and most recently served as a Deputy Public Health Officer.

Ansorg grew up in Germany, but has been practicing in the United State for more than a decade.  

He replaces Dr. Charity Dean, who left last year to become Assistant Director of the State Department of Public Health.