HCA Virginia
March 07, 2022

RICHMOND, VA. (March 8, 2022)HCA Virginia has named M. Lea Lee the new chief nursing officer of Chippenham Hospital, effective April 4, 2022.

Lee is returning to the hospital where her HCA Healthcare career began in 2007. She was Chippenham Hospital’s nursing director at the time, then moved to Henrico Doctors’ Hospital and then Johnston-Willis Hospital. She currently serves as the chief nursing officer for LewisGale Medical Center in Salem, VA.

She achieved several milestones while at LewisGale Medical Center, including a reduction in turnover, enhanced nursing school relationships, and a positive impact on overall quality results.

“We look forward to Lea’s Chippenham return,” said Dr. William Lunn, chief executive officer of Chippenham and Johnston-Willis Hospitals. “Her dedication to helping others will continue to ensure our community and our patients have the best care available to them whenever they need us.”

Lee earned both her BSN and Master of Science in nursing administration and leadership from Virginia Commonwealth University and is pursuing her Doctor of Nursing Practice from Radford University. She will return to Richmond with her husband, Tommy, and their son.