Foundation Program Sites
Ravi Hira, MD

COAP Medical Director

Ravi Hira, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI is an Interventional Cardiologist with MultiCare Pulse Heart Institute in Auburn, Tacoma and Puyallup. He is interested in the treatment of complex coronary disease and quality of care and outcomes research. He believes that care of all patients improves when we share best practices and opportunities across programs and institutions.

Jeannie Collins-Brandon

COAP Program Director

Jeannie Collins-Brandon came to FHCQ in 2016 with over twenty years of business leadership, strategic planning, and program development/management experience, including seven years in the assisted living field. She earned a degree in social work from University of Montana, in Missoula, with an emphasis on bereavement, and spent two years at Hospice of Missoula as part of her studies.

COAP Statistician

Chuck Maynard, Phd.

COAP’s physician-led Management Committee is made up of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, nurses, quality improvement professionals and hospital administrators from across Washington and Oregon.

The committee is supported by Special Advisors representing additional health care stakeholders, including Washington Health Care Authority, Center for Medicare Services, and private payers, and by several working subcommittees. Subcommittee membership is open to health care providers and stakeholders from across the region. COAP encourages broad participation to ensure that a diverse range of input and expertise goes into shaping the region’s direction.

Management Committee

Aaron Holm, COAP Patient Representative
Founder and President
Mended Hearts of Puget Sound
Seattle, WA

Ashok Venkataraman, MD
Cardiovascular Surgeon
PeaceHealth Sacred Heart
Springfield, OR

Daniel Mumme, MD
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Multicare Tacoma General Hospital
Tacoma, WA

Drew Baldwin, MD
Interventional Cardiologist, Director of Quality
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Eric J. Lehr, MD, PhD, FRCSC
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Swedish Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Geoff Harms, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Central WA Hospital
Wenatchee, WA

Gopi Dandamudi, MD
Electrophysiologist, Medical Director Cardiovascular Service Line
Virginia Mason Franciscan Health 
Tacoma, WA

J. Richard Goss, MD, MPH
Director, Quality Improvement; Medical Director
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Jacob Doll, MD (Chair)
Staff Cardiologist, Acting Assistant Professor
VA Puget Sound Health Systems. UW
Seattle, WA

John Peterson, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
Providence Sacred Heart
Spokane, WA

Kirill Gelfenbeyn, MD
Cardiothoracic Anesthesiologist
St. Michael Medical Center
Silverdale, WA

Lara Oyetunji, MD, MPH
Cardiovascular Surgeon
University of Washington Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Sarah Speck, MD, MPH
Swedish Heart and Vascular Institute
Seattle, WA

Tariq Salam, MD, FACC, FHRS 
Electrophysiologist, Medical Director, Heart Rhythm Services
Multicare Health System
Tacoma, WA

Theodore Koutlas, MD
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Providence Sacred Heart
Spokane, WA


PCI  Subcommittee; Geoff Harms, MD, Chair

CVS Subcommittee; Eric Lehr, MD, Chair

Special Advisors

Ashby Wolfe, MD, MPH, MPP
Chief Medical Officer

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Seattle, WA

Ginny Weir, MPH
Chief Executive Officer
Foundation for Health Care Quality
Seattle, WA

James McCabe, MD
Interventional Cardiologist
University of WA Medical Center
Seattle, WA

Judy Zerzan, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer

Washington State Health Care Authority
Olympia, WA

Paula Hudson, MIH, RN
Regional Director, Quality & Systems Improvement

American Heart Association
Seattle, WA

Richard Phillips, MD, MS, MPH
Retired Cardiovascular Surgeon
Everett, WA

Richard W. Whitten, MD, MBA, FACP
Contractor Medical Director, VP Health Policy
Noridian Healthcare Solutions
Fargo, ND

Zeila Schmidt
Data Analyst
ARMUS by Health Catalyst (data partner)
San Mateo, CA