Audrey Gregory will assume the roles of president of the Detroit Medical Center and CEO of the adult central campus. She was most recently market CEO at Tenet Healthcare’s Saint Francis Healthcare System in Tennessee and CEO of St. Francis Hospital – Memphis.
In her new roles, Gregory will oversee the adult central campus, which includes Harper University Hospital, Hutzel Hospital, Detroit Receiving and Heart Hospitals, and have market-level operating oversight for the Rehabilitation Hospital of Michigan and Children’s Hospital of Michigan. She will report to Anthony Tedeschi, CEO of DMC.
“With her extensive background in both nursing and administration, Dr. Gregory will be a tremendous asset to our organization,” says Tedeschi. “She will play a key role in developing critical market-wide strategic initiatives aimed at helping us achieve our mission of continually providing compassionate and high-quality care to the communities we serve – especially to those who are most in need.”
Gregory was with Tenet for 15 years in leadership roles including chief nursing officer, COO, and CEO of Placentia-Linda Hospital in Southern California. She is a member of the Tennessee Hospital Association board of directors and the Memphis Chamber Chairman’s Circle. She is also chairperson of the Tennessee Hospital Association’s Tennessee Center for Patient Safety Advisory Council.
Before earning her Ph.D. in global leadership at Lynn University in Florida, Gregory completed master’s and bachelor’s degrees in nursing and a master’s degree in health care administration from Armstrong Atlantic State University in Georgia.
The DMC operates eight hospitals and institutes.