President Lea Bay

Duluth Hospital Administrator recognized for contributions
Gwinnett Medical Center's Lea Bay Receives Top Honors

Duluth – Recently, Gwinnett Medical Center-Duluth’s (GMC-Duluth) President Lea Bay was presented with the 2013 Professional Achievement Award by the Institute of Health Administration at Georgia State University. This award is given on an annual basis to an alumnus who has demonstrated achievements in leadership, contributions to health administration and the community, and dedication to graduate education in health administration.  



Bay began her career as an administrative resident at Gwinnett Medical Center and then accepted a position as administrative coordinator at Glancy Rehabilitation Center. Eventually she was named vice president and then moved into her current role as president of GMC-Duluth.  Bay is board certified in healthcare management (FACHE).

An avid runner, Bay enjoys spending quality time with her husband and ten year old twins. She received her bachelor’s of business administration from Emory University and a master’s of business administration and a master’s of health administration from Georgia State University.