Sylvia Young MSHA Class 19Sylvia Young, MSHA Class 19Sylvia Young, alumna of the UAB Master of Science in Health Administration (Class 19) program, has been named one of the Top 25 Most Powerful Women by the Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce. Winners are nominated by peers and then chosen by the previous year’s Top 25. Young currently serves as president and CEO of HCA Continental Division and HCA-HealthONE.

A statement from HealthONE’s website says, “Thanks to Sylvia for her leadership and for living out our mission that ‘Above all else, we are committed to the care and improvement of human life.'”

In 2009, Young was recognized as one of the Top 25 Women in Healthcare in the U.S. by Modern Healthcare; in 2012, she was named one of the 10 Power Women of Nevada by Nevada Business Magazine.

She is a 27-year veteran of hospital administration previously serving as president of HCA’s Sunrise Health System; CEO of The Medical Center of Aurora and Centennial Medical Plaza; and COO of HealthONE’s The Medical Center of Aurora.

About the Top 25 Most Powerful Women, Donna Evans, president and CEO of the CWCC said, “These women positively influenced our community and serve as influential role models and leaders. We are honored to recognize them.”

Young and her fellow winners will be honored at the CWCC’s Powerful Women Turning the Tide gala in Denver on Tuesday, January 13, 2015.