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.  


Doctoring… in the family - 
Drs Jimenez
By Beth Volpert

In 1978, the Jimenez family put down roots in Snellville. It was a very small town then and the medical profession was just beginning to blossom. Prior to new doctors arriving, most folks had to travel to be seen by most specialists.

Glaucoma Cases rise

More than 2.7 million Americans age 40 and older have open-angle glaucoma, a 22 percent increase from just 10 years ago, according to the 2012 Vision Problems in the U.S.

Smiles By Simmons
By Beth Volpert

Local dentist, Dr. John Simmons considers his practice more than traditional dentistry. The building, both inside and out expresses the artist and humanitarian who uses his talent to bring a smile to many faces.