Kate Tulenko

Vice President of Health Systems Innovation
IntraHealth International

A physician and global health specialist, Dr. Kate Tulenko has worked at the highest levels of health workforce, health financing, and health policy development with institutions around the world. She currently serves as IntraHealth International’s senior director of health systems innovation, as well as director of CapacityPlus, the USAID-funded and IntraHealth-led global project focused on the health workforce needed to achieve the Millennium Development Goals. She joined IntraHealth from the World Bank, where she coordinated the Bank’s Africa Health Workforce Program.

Tulenko has been an advisor to national governments on health policy and reform. She has served on expert panels for the World Bank, World Health Organization, American Public Health Association, Global Health Workforce Alliance, and American Hospital Association, and she currently serves on the National Physicians Alliance board of directors. She also holds academic appointments at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the George Mason College of Health and Human Services. Tulenko holds an MD and MPH from Johns Hopkins University, and an MPhil from the University of Cambridge, Emmanuel College. Tulenko has published on a wide array of topics.