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Director Name

Sharon M. Silas

Health Care

Areas of Expertise:

  • DOD health care
  • VA health care
  • Health care delivery

Sharon Silas is a Director in GAO’s Health Care team. She oversees a portfolio of audits on Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs health care issues, as well as health care delivery.

Sharon joined GAO in 2000, and has worked on a broad range of topics for GAO’s Physical Infrastructure team, including transportation policy, such as railroad and highway safety, and freight and maritime commerce.

Sharon earned a master’s degree in public administration and a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from the University of Washington.

Veterans Health—Improving Access Through the Community Care Program
DOD Efforts to Ensure Quality of Care at Military Health Facilities
Potentially Ineligible Providers in the Veterans Community Care Program
Chronic Health Conditions: Federal Strategy Needed to Coordinate Diet-Related Efforts