MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Glenn Sisk, CEO of Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, was presented with the 2018 Distinguished Service Award by the Alabama Hospital Association at its recent annual meeting. The award is given to recognize outstanding achievement in service to hospitals and their patients.

“Glenn is a very deserving winner,” said Donald E. Williamson, MD, president of the Alabama Hospital Association.  “He has served on numerous committees, on our board and as our chairman.  He’s always a voice of reason, committed to finding solutions to tough challenges.”

Sisk has served as president and CEO of Coosa Valley Medical Center since 2001 and before that was president of Marion Baptist Medical Center in Hamilton and vice president of Cullman Regional Medical Center.  He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Allied Health Administration from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and his Master of Science Degree in Health Service Administration from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Illinois with Academic Distinction.  Sisk began his health care career with the Baptist Health System and was recognized as the System’s Excellence in Leadership Award recipient in 1998.  He also received the American College of Healthcare Executives Early Career Executives Regent’s Award in 2003 and the Alabama Hospital Association’s Grassroots Champion Award in 2012.

In addition to his hospital leadership, Sisk has represented hospitals with the Alabama Public Health Licensure Board, the Certificate of Need Board and numerous other appointments.  He’s also been active in his local chamber and economic development authority, the Sylacauga Alliance of Family Enhancement and on the board of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama.

Founded in 1921, the Alabama Hospital Association is a statewide trade organization that assists member hospitals in effectively serving the health care needs of Alabama, through advocacy, representation, education and service.

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