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Board of Directors

Comprised of community leaders with diverse talents and expertise, Bayhealth's Board of Directors is an all-volunteer group of professionals in the education, real estate, financial services, small business and healthcare fields who serve without pay.

Bayhealth's Board devotes substantial time to direct Bayhealth's strategic plans and goals to meet the needs of our community.

The Bayhealth Board includes Bayhealth's President and CEO and Bayhealth's President of the Medical Staff. Board members serve four-year terms. At least 25 percent are members of the Active Medical Staff, including at least two who practice primarily at Bayhealth Kent General and at least two who practice primarily at Bayhealth Milford Memorial.

Seated (l-r): John W. Paradee, Esq., Chair; Terry M. Murphy, President and CEO; Michael S. Koppenhaver, Vice Chair. Back (l-r): Barbara B. Rutt; Michel R. Samaha, MD; Robert A. Fischer, Jr.; I.G. Burton, III; Douglas E. Morrow; John J. Fink, MD (Jan 2009 - July 2014); Sharad C. Patel, MD; Jeffrey A. Young, Esq.; Scott A. Hammer, MD; Mary Jane Willis; William N. Johnston, Ed.D; Ronald L. Sayers; Connie T. Fisher; James A. Flood, Jr.; June S. Turansky, Ed.D. Not pictured:  William F. Winters, CPA, Secretary; Robert Q. Scacheri, MD

John W. Paradee, Esq., Chair
Elected July 2005
Director, Prickett, Jones and Elliott, P.A.

Michael S. Koppenhaver, Vice Chair

Elected January 2006
Financial Advisor at Merrill Lynch

William F. Winters, CPA, Secretary
Elected July 2009
CPA at Mitten & Winters, LLP, CPAs

I. G. Burton III
Elected January 2006
Business Leader

Robert A. Fischer, Jr.
Elected November 2010
General Partner, R. A. Fischer Family, LP

Connie T. Fisher
Elected June 2009
Civic Leader

James A. Flood Jr.
Elected January 2003

Scott A. Hammer, MD
Elected January 2010
Physician at Southern Delaware Medical Group

William N. Johnston, EdD
Elected March 2009
President of Wesley College

Douglas E. Morrow
Elected January 2008
Director of Human Resources for Sea Watch International

Terry M. Murphy, FACHE
Elected October 2009
President and CEO of Bayhealth

Sharad C. Patel, MD
Elected January 2014
Physician at Dover Family Physicians, PA

Barbara B. Rutt
Elected January 2003
Retired Attorney

Michel R. Samaha, MD
Elected January 2012
Physician at Milford Pulmonary & Sleep Consultants

Ronald L. Sayers
Elected January 2006
Owner of Sayers Jewelers

Robert Q. Scacheri, MD
Elected January 2014
Physician at Dedicated to Women OB/GYN, PA

June S. Turansky, EdD
Elected July 2008
Dean of Instruction at Delaware Technical & Community College

Mary Jane Willis
Elected January 2007
Willis Auto Mall; Civic Leader

Jeffrey A. Young, Esq.
Elected January 2014
Partner, Young and McNelis

Bayhealth is Southern Delaware’s healthcare leader with hospitals in Dover and in Milford. Bayhealth provides a wide range of medical services, including cardiovascular, cancer, orthopaedics and rehabilitation, pediatrics, respiratory care, sleep care, surgical weight loss, women’s services and walk-in medical care. Search for nursing jobs, and health classes and events. Find doctors affiliated with Bayhealth Medical Center or a Delaware hospital near you.