Chace-Joukowsky Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology


Dr. Tuuli is the Chace-Joukowsky Professor and Chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, and Chief of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Women & Infants Hospital. His top priority is to improve the quality of maternal care and eliminate disparities in perinatal outcomes. A board certified Maternal-Fetal Medicine physician, his research is focused on the prediction and prevention of adverse obstetric outcomes, including preventing of surgical site infection after cesarean delivery, management of labor, and optimizing management of medical complications in pregnancy. He currently leads three R01s for ongoing multicenter trials on treating postpartum hemorrhage, managing anemia in pregnancy, and optimizing glycemic control in overweight and obese women with gestational diabetes. He also leads a Department of Health and Human Services grant to develop a participatory model for integrating community-based maternal support services into perinatal care to address care coordination and social determinants of health and test the impact on perinatal health equity. His has over 200 peer-reviewed publications in high impact journals including the NEJM, JAMA and JAMA Pediatrics. Dr. Tuuli earned his Medical Degree from the University of Ghana Medical School in 2001. He attended the University of California at Berkeley, earning a Master of Public Health degree with concentration in maternal and child health in 2003. He completed residency training in Obstetrics & Gynecology at Emory University in 2008, and fellowship training in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at Washington University in 2011. Dr. Tuuli completed the Business of Medicine Physician MBA program at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University in 2020.

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