Dr. Tulenko is a globally recognized expert in health workforce and health systems strengthening. She founded Corvus Health in response to the lack of full-service health workforce companies that could address health workforce challenges throughout the health worker life cycle. Previously, Dr. Tulenko served as Vice President, Health Systems Innovation, for IntraHealth International; as Director of CapacityPlus, the US Agency for International Development’s flagship global health workforce project; and as coordinator of the World Bank’s Africa Health Workforce Program. She has received a Rainer Arnhold Fellowship for innovation in global development, was named one of “300 Women Leaders in Global Health” by the Geneva Graduate Institute of Development Studies, has published widely, including in the New York Times and Foreign Policy, and is an occasional global health commentator for the Chinese Global Television Network.
She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics, holds an adjunct faculty position in the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, and has served on expert panels for the WHO, the American Hospital Association, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Aspen Institute, and others. Dr. Tulenko earned a bachelors in biochemistry at Harvard; a master’s in History and Philosophy of Science (medical ethics) from Emmanuel College, Cambridge University; an MD from the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine; and a master’s in Public Health (health systems) from the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. When not working or sleeping, Dr. Tulenko enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking, and exploring with her husband and two daughters.