Sandra L. Kroll, RN, MPH was born and reared in Cleveland, Ohio, where she began her professional nursing career first at the Cleveland Clinic and then the university hospitals of Cleveland, where she worked in the emergency department of this large teaching hospital. She moved to Hawaii after marriage, and joined Kaiser Permanente, first as an emergency room nurse, and later as a clinic supervisor, responsible for subspecialty and orthopedics clinics. She was then assigned the supervision of several satellite clinics, as well as overseeing the medical records department and participated in the development of Kaiser’s first electronic health record. She chaired several committees for Kaiser, including professional performance, chart audit, emergency services, and numerous others. While living in Hawaii, she continued her education and obtained a master’s degree in public health, health services administration. She retired from Kaiser after thirty one years of service.
She was elected president of the Hawaii Nurses’ Association for two terms, chaired the state certificate of need committee, was president of the American Cancer Society’s Hawaii division and the professional and business women’s association, among others.
After her husband of thirty years passed away from cancer, she met and married Dr. Michael Kroll, and is thrilled to be able to join him in his medical practice. She is Kroll Care’s Clinic Director, to which she brings the knowledge and skills gained from her many years of experience in clinic administration and nursing practice. She attends pain specialty conferences and seminars with her husband and is a member of the American Pain Society, Georgia Society of Interventional Pain Physicians, and the International Opioid Society
She has two children, four grandchildren, and one great grandchild, proudly shared with Dr. Kroll. She is a lifelong equestrian, having owned and shown horses throughout her lifetime, and she and Dr. Kroll continue to own several horses and dogs.