Denise began her career with Tripp Umbach as an intern in 2008 while obtaining her graduate degree and continued to consult with the firm on numerous projects through 2011. She began full-time in the Spring of 2012. With her statistical background, Denise brings in-depth quantitative analysis to all of her projects. Denise is well-versed in economic impact analysis, strategic planning, market research, and academic medical planning, including COCA accreditation.

Prior to Tripp Umbach, Denise worked on an international, multi-center study examining pediatric acute liver failure (PALF) at the University of Pittsburgh, Graduate School of Public Health.

Denise received her B.S. in Psychology and M.A. in Research Methodology from the University of Pittsburgh. Her education focused on research study design, implementation, and statistical analysis.