Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Tyler moved to Utah to complete his Pre-medical training at Brigham Young University (BYU), where he obtained a BS in Human Biology. In between his 1st and 2nd years at BYU, he served as a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for 2 years in the Argentina, Buenos Aires North Mission. He attended Medical School at University of Utah and went on to complete his residency in Emergency Medicine at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, MD.
Tyler currently works fulltime as an Emergency Medicine physician at Fairfax Hospital in the Washington D.C. area, is on faculty at George Washington University Department of Emergency Medicine and is part-time faculty at Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine. His passion for international development has led him on humanitarian missions to the countries of Ghana, Kenya, Peru, Guyana, Guatemala, Bolivia, and Nepal.
He is a co-founder and was one of the original Executive Directors of Singular Humanitarian experience (SHe), and he co-founded and is currently an Executive Director of Family Humanitarian experience (FHe).
Additionally, Tyler is spear-heading an international exchange program between Johns Hopkins University and University of Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala City. This program includes the development of a centralized training program for Rural Health Workers, training them to function as physician extenders in rural, medically underserved regions. He has also developed a series of drug abuse prevention programs directed at inner city Baltimore schools.
Tyler is married to Sarah DeLange. He is an avid fan of hiking/trekking, canyoneering, mountain biking, basketball and any activity allowing him to further explore developing nations.