Chris Lay is the Director of Operations of 123 Home Care, a leading provider of non-medical home care services with 13 locations serving California. Chris is responsible for executing the operations strategy of 123 Home care, thereby delivering industry-leading home care and customer service by acting as a liaison between Qualified Caregivers and clients.
Prior to joining 123 Home Care, Dr. Lay accumulated 15 years of experience in the healthcare industry, including therapeutic drug monitoring at The Scripps Research Institute, and fundamental research in ischemic stroke at the University of California. This research has led to the authorship of 16 peer-reviewed journal publications, and two fellowships from the University of California and the American Heart and Stroke Association.
Dr. Lay holds a B.S. in Biology form the College of Idaho, a Ph.D. in Neurobiology from the University of California (Irvine), and an MBA from the University of Southern California. He is the recipient of a University of California Distinguished Fellowship in Neuroscience, an American Heart Association Fellowship in Cerebrovascular Disease, and a Guilford C. Babcock Fellowship in Finance from USC.
In his free time, Chris enjoys yoga, surfing, and volunteering with the American heart and Stroke Association.