TriHealth, Good Samaritan Recognized for Acclaimed Female Leadership

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The National Association of Female Executives recently named TriHealth one of the Top 10 Nonprofit Companies for Executive Women for 2018.

The designation is timely, as nationally-recognized health care executive Marla Santos Silliman is about to wrap up her first 30 days as senior vice president of TriHealth’s Good Samaritan Region. TriHealth, one of five Uptown Consortium member organizations, hired Silliman to oversee Good Sam hospital, among three other TriHealth sites in the region.

Silliman is no stranger to acclaim. In 2017, Modern Healthcare Magazine included her on its “Top 10 Women to Watch Nationally” list. i4 Business Magazine also awarded her its “Winner in Business: Spirit of Innovation” prize.

Silliman, a registered nurse, has worked in Loma Linda, Calif., Fitchburg, Mass., Bronx, N.Y. and more. She has served in leadership roles throughout her career, including administrative director of surgical services at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine Westchester Square Medical Center, director of ambulatory care services at Mount Sinai Health System, vice president of specialty services at Cook Children’s Health Care System and senior vice president at the Florida Hospital Institutes.

Silliman earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Atlantic Union College in South Lancaster, Mass., and a master’s in business administration from the Hagan School of Business at Iona College in New Rochelle, N.Y.