Denise graduated from Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, CT in 1998 with bachelor degrees in Psychology and Human Movement and Sport Science. She received her Athletic Training Certification in 1999 and went on to get her Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy in 2001. She moved to San Diego in the fall of 2001 and has been working in outpatient orthopedics since that time. Denise joined the SDSM team in September of 2009. In her free time she enjoys running, swimming, hiking, biking, and taking her dog to the beach.