Dr. Sunita Mulpuru is a Respirologist at The Ottawa Hospital, Assistant Professor at the University of Ottawa, and Associate Scientist at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute. She trained in Internal Medicine and Respirology at the University of Ottawa. Following this she completed a fellowship in the Clinical Investigator Program with a Masters of Science in Epidemiology at the University of Ottawa. Dr. Mulpuru’s clinical research program is focused on improving the care of patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in Canada. She is currently engaged in research to better understand the epidemiology and impact of respiratory viral infections, exacerbations, and frailty among Canadians with COPD.