Michael Trisolini is deputy director of the Health Care Quality and Outcomes Program at RTI International. He has more than 23 years of experience in health services research and management. Trisolini's research focuses on quality of care and quality of life for people with chronic diseases, incentive systems to improve quality of care, and the Medicare program. Formerly, he was associate director of the Center for International Health at Boston University. He received his Ph.D. in health services research from the Heller Graduate School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and an M.B.A. from Harvard University.