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Anita Hackstedde, Elsa Khan named to Youngstown State Board of Trustees

Paul Krasinic
Elsa Khan and Anita

YOUNGSTOWN, OH — Gov. Mike DeWine has reappointed Anita Hackstedde of Columbiana, Ohio, president and CEO of Salem Regional Medical Center, and named Elsa Khan, a Biology major in YSU’s BaccMed program, to serve on the YSU Board of Trustees.

Khan is a member of YSU Student Government, the Muslim Student Association, Freshguins Leadership Program, STEM Leadership Society, Students for Sight, Biology Club, MALAINA Diversity and Inclusion Club, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Student Board, and the Multicultural Buddies Program. She is also a student assistant in the Honors College.

Originally, Hackstedde was named to the board to complete the term of James B. Greene of Canfield, who died in 2016. Her new term is set to end in April 2030.

Hackstedde received a bachelor’s degree in Biology, with a minor in Chemistry, from YSU in 1990, along with a medical degree from Ohio State University College of Medicine in 1994. She was the director of Student Health at YSU from 1998 to 2006. In December 2013, she was chosen as the president/CEO of Salem Regional Medical Center, where she had been vice president of Medical Affairs since 2006.

She previously worked as the director of adolescent medicine and assistant director of the Internal Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program at Forum Health Western Reserve Care System. Additionally, she was also in clinical practice in Boardman, Ohio.

Youngstown State University is an Ohio public university located in the city of Youngstown. It was founded in 1908 and named Youngstown College in 1931. In 1944, it applied for North Central Association accreditation. Youngstown College expanded dramatically as the Mahoning Valley’s educational demands evolved.

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