Pulmonary research interests include: 

  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Emphysema
  • Chronic Refractory Cough
  • Smoking Cessation


Kristina Crothers, MD

Dr. Crothers’ research has investigated the impact of HIV infection on the development and clinical course of lung diseases, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), lung cancer and pneumonia…

Laura C. Feemster, MD, MS

Laura C. Feemster, MD, MS is a Pulmonologist/Critical Care Physician and Core Investigator at the HSR&D Center of Innovation (COIN) for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care at the VA Puget Sound Health Care System. She is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the University of Washington School of Medicine. Dr. Feemster…