Tyler Corson, Ph.D.
Tyler Corson, PhD is a gerontologist. She earned a Master of Science in Gerontology from the University of Massachusetts, Boston and a doctorate in Health Related Sciences from Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU). She currently teaches in the College of Health Professions at Virginia Commonwealth University, and at Rush University in Chicago with expertise in aging issues, health care ethics, and research methodology. She has experience working with older adults both in the community and residential care settings. Dr. Corson serves on the Board of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Coastal Virginia and teaches community education classes for family members who have a loved one experiencing mental illness. Dr. Corson collaborates with the Department of Gerontology at VCU and the Virginia Department of Social Services to develop curricula and conduct professional trainings for care providers in state assisted living and adult day centers.