Callie AndrewsCallie Andrews receiving ACHE awardCallie Andrews, alumna of the Master of Science in Health Administration program, and Erin Yarbrough, alumna of the Master of Science in Healthcare Quality and Safety program, have been selected to receive the UAB National Alumni Society’s 2017 Young Alumni Rising Star Award.

Andrews, a member of MSHA Class 41, currently serves as the COO and Facility Compliance Officer at WellStar Cobb Hospital. In January 2017, Andrews received the Early Career Healthcare Executive Regent’s Award from the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE).

Yarbrough, a 2014 HQS graduate, is Senior Director of Hospitalist Service, Graduate Medical Education and Provider Contracts with UAB Medicine. She also holds the position of Communications Member Elect with the Alabama Healthcare Executives Forum, the officially designated chapter of ACHE.

RS17572 Erin Yarbrough 2 scrErin YarbroughOnly five UAB alumni were chosen for this honor and the School of Health Professions is proud to be home to two of the winners. The Young Alumni Rising Star Award honorees were chosen for personal and professional accomplishments, for their commitment to civic and community organizations, and their service to UAB as a student or as alumni.

The UAB NAS will host a reception to honor Andrews, Yarbrough and the other winners in Birmingham on September 19, 2017.