Max Jordan Nguemeni Tiako is a 4th year medical student at the Yale School of Medicine. He grew up in Yaounde, Cameroon. He earned a B.S. in civil and environmental engineering from Howard University, and a Masters in Bioengineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology. His research interests include cardiovascular health, addiction medicine and the built environment's impact on health. He is currently spending his research year as a fellow in the Center for Emergency Care and Policy Research at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.
He writes about racism in medical education in the medical student magazine “In-Training” in his column "White Coat and a Hoodie." He is the host of the a podcast focusing on health disparities called “Flip The Script.” In his spare time, Max enjoys playing tennis.
|Honorable Mention, Best Abstract||American Society of Addiction Medicine||2020|
|Early Career Investigator Travel Award||American Heart Association, Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Conference||2019|