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Becker's Hospital Review Recognizes 25 Hospital and Health System - 2/26/2012

CHICAGOBecker's Hospital Review has published its annual list of hospital and health system leaders under the age of 40. This list recognizes 25 men and women across the country who have spearheaded hospital initiatives, integrated state-of-the-art technologies and overseen hospital expansions while working determinedly to strengthen their organizations in the midst of economic pressure and healthcare reform. Given their accomplishments, these men and women are likely to achieve great things throughout their careers.

To compile this list, Becker's Hospital Review accepted nominations and the editorial team conducted additional research on each individual listed. The online version of the list can be found here: 25 Hospital and Health System Leaders Under 40

Andre Boyd — Centerpoint Medical Center (Independence, Mo.)

Barry “Skipper” Bondurant — Baptist Memorial Hospital-Tipton (Covington, Tenn.)

Jim Brown — Memorial Hermann Sugar Land (Texas) Hospital

Steven Burghart — Good Samaritan Medical Center (West Palm Beach, Fla.)

Patrick Downes — Hialeah (Fla.) Hospital

Greene Dustin — Emory Eastside Medical Center (Snellville, Ga.)

J. Eric Evans — Lake Pointe Health Network (Rowlett, Texas)

Alex Fernandez — North Shore Medical Center (Miami, Fla.)

Gabrielle Finley-Hazle — North Shore Medical Center FMC Campus (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)

Stephen Garrison — TRMC Management (Austin, Texas)

Tom Jackson — Emory Eastside Medical Center (Snellville, Ga.)

Kevin Joseph — University of Cincinnati Health/West Chester (Ohio) Hospital

Kirat Kharode — LibertyHealth System (Jersey City, N. J.)

Ben Koppelman — St. Joseph’s Area Health Services (Park Rapids, Minn.)

Brett Lee — Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

Ashley McClellan — Medical Center of Lewisville (Texas)

Robert Milvet — Preston Memorial Hospital (Kingwood, W. Va.)

David Otatti — Florida Hospital Flagler (Palm Coast, Fla.)

Adar Palis — Harrison Medical Center (Bremerton, Wash.)

Carrie O. Plietz — Sutter Medical Center (Sacramento, Calif.)

Matt Sogard — The Rocky Mountain Hospital for Children (Denver)

Winjie Tang Miao — Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Alliance (Forth Worth, Texas)

Nathan Tudor — Otto Kaiser Memorial Hospital (Kenedy, Texas)

Katherine Vergos — Ripon (Wis.) Medical Center

Faraaz Yousuf — Good Samaritan Hospital (San Jose, Calif.)

Note: There are never fees involved in the Becker's Hospital Review list process. Leaders are presented in alphabetical order.