Dr. Lappe serves as Chairman of the Cardiovascular Department and Chief of Cardiology at Intermountain Medical Center Heart Institute. As Tula expands its platform technologies and solutions to include new comorbidities and disease states, Dr. Lappe will be key in shaping the solution. Raising of a total of $42 million. In order to fulfill both contracts and expansion of its research and development effort, Tula has raised a total of $42 million ($24 million in debt and $18 million in equity). This was capped on December 15th when an institutional lender loaned Tula $17 million.