Associate Professor, Yale School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh; United States
Yetsa A. Tuakli-Wosornu, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor at Yale School of Public Health and University of Pittsburgh. A board-certified Physiatrist, she specializes in spine and sports medicine. Dr. Tuakli directs the Sports Equity Lab—a research group focused on dismantling inequities in sport (abuse, stigma, exclusion) while amplifying sport’s role as a positive change agent in society. A long jumper who represented the Ghana national team until 2016, Dr. Tuakli was also the International Paralympic Committee’s inaugural welfare officer, and is a member of the International Olympic Committee’s working group to prevent harassment and abuse in sport.