Terence M. Murphy, FACHE

President and CEO, Bayhealth, Inc.

Terence M. Murphy serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of Bayhealth, Inc., and President and Chief Executive Officer of Bayhealth Medical Center, Inc. He was appointed to these positions in October 2009.


In February 2002, he was named Bayhealth’s Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, after having served previously as Vice President, Southern Region of Bayhealth Medical Center. Mr. Murphy is responsible for the day-to-day oversight of all operations of both Kent General and Milford Memorial Hospitals.

Mr. Murphy currently serves as Chairman of the Bayhealth Medical Center Board and is a member of other affiliated boards including Bayhealth, Inc. and Bayhealth Cancer Institute. 


Mr. Murphy received a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences from Belmont Abbey College in 1982 and a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from The George Washington University in 1985. Prior to joining the staff at Bayhealth, Mr. Murphy served as Vice President of Clinical and Professional Services at Southern Maryland Hospital Center in Clinton, Maryland.


Mr. Murphy is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives and is a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the American Hospital Association Regional Policy Board, and the Board of Directors of the Delaware Healthcare Association. In addition, Mr. Murphy received the 2008 Regent’s Award for Senior-Level Healthcare Executives from the American College of Healthcare Executives.


Mr. Murphy serves as a Vice Chair on the Executive Committee of the Delaware Business Roundtable. In addition, he is a member of the Board of Trustees for Delaware Hospice, the Board of Directors of Easter Seals Delaware and Maryland’s Eastern Shore, the Board of Directors for the University of Delaware, the Board of Governors of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce, and the Greater Kent Committee. Mr. Murphy and his wife, Julie, live in Camden, Delaware, and have three daughters.


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