Executive Editor, Sandria Washington, Receives ’40 Under 40 Leaders in Health’ Award

The National Minority Quality Forum awards influential young professionals in health care’s Executive Editor, Sandria Washington, was recently named by The National Minority Quality Forum (NMQF) as one of its ‘40 Under 40 Leaders in Health.’ The 40 Under 40 Leaders in Health Awards, which took place during the 2016 NMQF Leadership Summit on Health Disparities and CBC Spring Brain Trust in Washington, DC, honors 40 influential young minority leaders who make a difference in health care. In her career and personal endeavors,Sandria has demonstrated leadership in and commitment to community volunteerism, philanthropy and health advocacy.

Sandria Washington, a proud South Side Chicago native, has amassed an impressive 14 year media career as a writer, editor and publishing executive. In her current role as Executive Editor and a Senior Writer at, the #1 healthy lifestyle website for African Americans, Sandria oversees the production of culturally-relevant health content that touches more than 24 million readers each month – a daily charge that provides life-changing and life-saving content to the people who need it most.