Mr. Kurili is a clinical specialist and respiratory therapist in the Department of Internal Medicine Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at Michigan Medicine. He evaluates and provides expertise as the respiratory clinical specialist for numerous multidisciplinary clinics: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis and adult obesity hyperventilation. He also serves patients dependent on mechanical ventilators at the Adult Assisted Ventilation Clinic.
Mr. Kurili has worked as a project manager-research coordinator. His research has been in the field of ALS and sleep-disordered breathing in patients with spinal cord injury. His work has been published in numerous medical journals. He has been a speaker in state and national conferences.
After obtaining a B.S. degree from the Agricultural University of Tirana in Albania, Mr. Kurili moved to the United States. He furthered his education at Purdue University and completed his A.S. degree in respiratory care at Ivy Tech State College in Indiana.