ABOUT THE DEVELOPER
Gary G. Kay, Ph.D.
Dr. Gary Kay is the developer and publisher of CogScreen. From 1985 to 1998, Dr.
Kay served as the Director of the Neuropsychology Division of the Georgetown University
School of Medicine's Department of Neurology. In this capacity he was actively engaged
in teaching, clinical service, and research. His research activities focused on
development of computerized methods for assessing higher cortical functions, and
investigation of the neuropsychological sequelae of HIV infection, head injury,
fibromyalgia, diabetes, eosinophilia myalgia syndrome, alcoholism, and normal aging.
Dr. Kay has served as the Principal Investigator on single and multi-center clinical
drug trials investigating the effects of medications on cognition, mood, and psychomotor
performance. Recent studies have investigated changes in cognition associated with
sedating antihistamines, hormone replacement therapy, and nutritional supplements.
In 1998 Dr. Kay established the Washington Neuropsychological Institute, a firm
that consults and carries out contract research and educational programs for federal
agencies (e.g., Federal Aviation Administration, Social Security Administration)
Dr. Kay is a Clinical Associate Professor of Neurology at Georgetown. He received
his Ph.D. in psychology (Clinical Neuropsychology Specialty Program) at the University
of Memphis (formerly Memphis State University). He completed his psychology internship
at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Kay is a Fellow of the National Academy of Neuropsychologists and a member of
the International Neuropsychological Society and the American Psychological Association.
He is a consulting editor for Assessment and an ad hoc reviewer for Aviation, Space
& Environmental Medicine, The Clinical Neuropsychologist and Psychological Assessment.
Dr. Kay has been an invited speaker at professional meetings across the United States
and around the world. He has presented to the Institute of Medicine of the National
Academy of Sciences, testified to U.S. Congressional committees, and serves as a
consultant to numerous governmental, corporate, and medical organizations. He has
written several book chapters and authored peer-reviewed articles that have appeared
in Archives of Internal Medicine, American Psychologist, Human Psychopharmacology,
Annals of Allergy, and the American Journal of Managed Care.