University Medical Center welcomes chief nursing officer

May 3, 2024

Dr. Robin Young

Dr. Robbin Young joined University Medical Center in April as chief nursing officer. In the role, she is responsible for the education and training of the nursing workforce at UMC’s six clinics in West Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Northport, Demopolis, Carrollton, Livingston and Fayette) and The University of Alabama Student Health Center and Pharmacy. UMC and SHCP are operated by UA’s College of Community Health Sciences. Prior to joining UMC, Young held clinical positions as a director of Acute Care Education at Tampa General Hospital in Florida; senior director of Critical Care Services at Inova Alexandria Hospital in Alexandria, VA.; interim chief nursing officer at Adventist Fort Washington in Fort Washington, MD.; and as a clinical operations and educations leader for American Mobile Nurses Healthcare. She was also an assistant professor at Chamberlain University in Virginia. Young received her bachelor’s degree in nursing and her master’s degree in health care education from the University of Maryland in Baltimore, Md. She completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz.