Foundation Program Sites
Leadership
Ravi Hira, MD

COAP Medical Director

Ravi Hira, MD, is an Interventional Cardiologist and Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington and Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. He is interested in 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

Cass Bilodeau, RN, BSN. MBA
Regional Outreach, Development & Telemedicine
Kadlec Regional Medical Center
Richland, WA

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

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

Ryan Foresman, MD
Cardiovascular Anesthesiologist
Harrison Medical Center
Bremerton, WA

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

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

Dennis Hoover, Pharm.D. (Chair)
Senior Director, Cardiovascular Service Line
Virginia Mason Memorial Hospital
Yakima, WA

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

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

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

Michael E. Ring, MD, FACC, FSCAI 
Interventional Cardiologist
Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center
Spokane, WA

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

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

Mandya Vishwanath, MD
Cardiovascular Surgeon
Northwest Heart & Lung Surgical Associates
Spokane, WA

Subcommittees

PCI  Subcommitte; Geoff Harms, MD, Chair

CVS Subcommittee; Eric Lehr, MD, Chair

Research Subcommittee; Yanyun Wu, MD, Chair

Special Advisors

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

Nancy Fisher, RN, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer

Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Region X
Seattle, WA

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

American Heart Association
Seattle, WA

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

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

Gyula Sziraczky
President
ARMUS Corporation (Data Partner)
San Mateo, CA

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

Judy Zerzan, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer

Washington State Health Care Authority
Olympia, WA