|Victoria Keetay, PhD|
Victoria Keetay, PhD, FNAP
Victoria Keetay, PhD, FNAP, is Executive Director of Interprofessional Practice & Education at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences (PNWU) in Yakima, Washington. Her work includes supporting the Yakima Valley Interprofessional Practice & Education Collaborative and working with PNWU leadership to establish an institute for interprofessional practice and education.
Before joining PNWU, Dr. Keetay was a tenured professor of audiology and founding director of the School of Audiology and its innovative Doctor of Audiology program in the College of Health Professions at Pacific University. Dr. Keetay also enjoyed the college’s rich interprofessional education atmosphere, which led to collaborative teaching between audiology and other health professions programs in addition to the development of a course on interprofessional global health. Prior to joining Pacific University, she served as Senior Director of Education for the American Academy of Audiology, where she was involved in numerous educational initiatives, including the association’s Student Academy of Audiology and the “Gold Standards Summit” on doctoral audiology education.
Dr. Keetay is a Distinguished Public Policy Fellow of the National Academies of Practice (NAP), Vice Chair of the NAP’s Audiology Academy, and a member of the Communications Committee of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC). She has extensive clinical and university experience and is a licensed audiologist in Oregon. On a personal note, Dr. Keetay loves reading, exploring historic places, sightseeing with friends and family and, of course, dogs.