Tierney Giannotti is a Quality Improvement Data Analyst at the Weitzman Institute. Tierney joined the Institute in August 2014. She will be working with both the Research and Quality Improvement Departments. Prior to coming to CHC, Tierney worked at UConn Health Center in the Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities for five years where she coordinated the Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental Disabilities grant, helping to train the next generation of leaders in a variety of disciplines to work with children with disabilities. Her work also focused on improving systems of care for children with autism spectrum disorder and their families including serving as the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Act Early Ambassador for Connecticut, promoting their Learn the Signs. Act Early campaign. As a former data analyst turned project coordinator turned senior research associate at Qualidigm, Tierney was steeped in quality improvement and data analysis for ten years, with a particular specialization in the Medicaid population. Finally, Tierney's career started at Neighborhood Health Plan in Boston, a health plan comprised of community health centers.
She received a bachelor's degree from Johns Hopkins University and a Masters in Public Administration from New York University.