Dr. Tinatin Kuchuloria holds her M.D. degree from the Tbilisi State Medical University, Georgia (2002) and a Ph.D. degree in Public Health from the Tbilisi State University, Georgia (2016). Currently she is a candidate for M.Sc. degree in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, United Kingdom. Dr. Kuchuloria was working as a physician researcher and a clinical program coordinator at the United States Army Medical Research Institute clinical research unit in Georgia (2007-2012) and US Army Medical Research Directorate - Georgia (2012-2016). The list of projects that she led as Principle Investigator includes: acute febrile illness surveillance in the country of Georgia, active surveillance of tularemia in Georgia, and the assessment of the long-term immunologic response to anthrax infection in Georgia. As a clinical co-investigator, she participated in several studies on infectious diseases in the countries of Georgia and Armenia. As a clinical program coordinator, she participated in the planning and implementation of the water-borne tularemia outbreak investigation and follow-up study, and the clinicians training program on the clinical recognition of the especially dangerous pathogens.
Since fall 2016 Dr. Kuchuloria has been working as a scientific coordinator at the CDC Foundation for US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on the Georgia National Hepatitis C Elimination Program. As part of her current job Dr. Kuchuloria coordinates and oversees activities that relate to the Georgia National Hepatitis C Elimination Program Scientific Committee.