Dr. Coultas, MD received his medical degree from the University of Florida and completed training in internal medicine, pulmonary disease and critical care at the University of New Mexico. He joined VA Portland Health Care System and OHSU in 2014, and he is currently Associate Chief of Staff for Education at VAPORHCS. His research has focused on the epidemiology and prevention of chronic respiratory diseases. His studies have included investigations of patients with interstitial lung diseases, environmental and occupational lung diseases, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. His most recent research has focused on providing self-management support for patients with COPD and alternative methods for delivering pulmonary rehabilitation.