Ken Shay

DDS, MS, Director of Geriatric Programs at the Veterans Health Administration

As Director of Geriatric Programs for the VA Dr. Shay has overseen the implementation of more than 150 innovative home-based care programs that have empowered veterans to receive a broad range of comprehensive care in the home. He is the Manager of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee providing advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology by assessing the capability of VA health care facilities to meet the medical, psychological and social needs of older veterans and by evaluating VA facilities designated as Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Centers.