Robbin Young, DNP

Robbin Young, DNP — Assistant Professor, Chief Nursing Officer

Dr. Robbin Young is an assistant professor in the Department of Family, Internal, and Rural Medicine at the College of Community Health Sciences. She is also chief nursing officer at University Medical Center, which is operated by the College. In her role as chief nursing officer, Young oversees the education and training of the nursing workforce at UMC’s six clinics in West Alabama (Tuscaloosa, Northport, Demopolis, Carrollton, Livingston and Fayette) as well as the UA Student Health Center and Pharmacy, which CCHS also operates. Prior to joining the College, Young was an assistant professor at Chamberlain University in Virginia. She has also 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 Virginia; interim chief nursing officer at Adventist Fort Washington in Maryland.; and as a clinical operations and educations leader for American Mobile Nurses Healthcare. Young received her bachelor's degree in nursing from the University of Maryland in Baltimore and her master's degree in health care education from the University of Phoenix. She completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Grand Canyon University in Phoenix, Ariz.