Denise Tyler

Denise’s work is focused on improving the quality of health care and other services and supports received by older adults as well as their caregivers. With nearly 20 years of experience, Denise is a nationally recognized expert in gerontology and mixed methods research. She is a fellow of the Gerontological Society of America. Prior to joining RTI International, she was a faculty member in the Brown University Center for Gerontology and Healthcare Research.

Employing multi-method strategies that allow us to answer the ‘how’ and ‘why’ questions result in the best solutions for clients.

Areas of Expertise:

  • Long-Term Services and Supports
  • Patient Experiences with Care
  • Organizational Culture Change
  • Integrated Care
  • Program Evaluation



  • PhD, Brandeis University
  • MA, Brandeis University
  • MA, University of Kansas
  • BA, Eckerd College