VP for Medical Education, The Kronos Group, is a Co-Founder and Director of the Los Angeles Gerontology Research Group.  He is Assistant Researcher in the Department of Surgery at the UCLA Medical School.  Dr. Coles is the author of over 70 scientific papers and holds two patents.

He received his B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, New York, his Master's in Mathematics from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, and his Ph.D. in Systems and Communication Sciences from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  After attending Stanford University Medical School, Dr. Coles completed his Clinical Internship in OB/GYN at the Jackson Memorial Hospital of the University of Miami Medical School.  After teaching at UC Berkeley, Dr. Coles served as a Visiting Scientist for the Central Intelligence Agency's Office of Research and Development in Washington, D.C.