Larry G. Hornsby

Larry G. Hornsby

BSN 1981, BS 1985

Birmingham, Alabama

Larry G. Hornsby, BSN, CRNA is a two-time graduate of the UAB School of Nursing, with Bachelor of Science in Nursing and Nurse Anesthesia degrees. He is currently the Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer for Diversified Professionals, Inc. Prior to this role, he served as the Senior Vice President of Operations and Vice-Chief Anesthetist Officer for NorthStar Anesthesia, an anesthesia management company employing 1,200 providers at facilities across 18 states. Mr. Hornsby has served in various leadership positions in the Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists, including two terms as President.

On the national level, he has served as Regional Director, Treasurer, Vice President, and President of the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA). Mr. Hornsby remains highly involved in the AANA, having chaired various advisory boards and committees such as the AANA Commission on Anesthesia Economics and Reimbursement, Government Relations Committee, and Anesthesia Payment Advisory Panel. An expert in anesthesia business, he lectures frequently on topics relating to the subject for anesthesia schools and seminars across the country.

He was named a UAB School of Nursing Visionary Leader in 2010. In 2013, Mr. Hornsby received the Agatha Hodgins Award for Outstanding Accomplishment from the AANA--the highest honor bestowed by the organization. He was named the UAB School of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award recipient in 2016.