Daniel Siconolfi (he/him) is a behavioral scientist at RAND. His research portfolio addresses health disparities, healthy aging, and access to home and community-based services with focal populations including sexual and gender minority persons, older adults, persons living with or affected by HIV, and persons with dementia. His recent projects and collaborations include the evaluations of a task-shifting mental health intervention in community settings and mental health first aid training, research assessing disparities in Medicaid home- and community-based services, barriers and facilitators to informal and formal advance care planning, and research focused on behavioral health among adolescents and emerging adults. Prior to joining RAND, he was a T32 postdoctoral scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.


Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University; M.P.H., New York University

Selected Work

  • Daniel Siconolfi, Joan S. Tucker, Eric R. Pedersen, Lilian Perez, Michael S. Dunbar, Jordan P. Davis, Anthony Rodriguez, Rachana Seelam, Elizabeth J. D'Amico, "Sober Curiosity and Participation in Temporary Alcohol Abstinence Challenges in a Cohort of U.S. Emerging Adults," Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 2024
  • Molly Waymouth, Daniel Siconolfi, Esther M. Friedman, Debra Saliba, Sangeeta C. Ahluwalia, Regina A. Shih, "Barriers and Facilitators to Home- and Community-Based Services Access for Persons With Dementia and Their Caregivers," The Journal of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 2023
  • Daniel Siconolfi, Sangeeta C. Ahluwalia, Esther M. Friedman, Debra Saliba, Regina A. Shih, "Perceived Impacts of a Medicaid Rebalancing Initiative to Increase Home- and Community-Based Services," Health Services Research, 2021
  • Daniel Siconolfi, Regina A. Shih, Esther M. Friedman, Virginia Kotzias, Sangeeta C. Ahluwalia, Jessica Phillips, Debra Saliba, "Rural-Urban Disparities in Access to Home- and Community-Based Services and Supports: Stakeholder Perspectives from 14 States," Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2019
  • Daniel Siconolfi, Emma Thomas, Emily K. Chen, Sabina A. Haberlen, M. Reuel Friedman, Deanna Ware, Steven Meanley, Michael Brennan, Andre L. Brown, James E. Egan, et al., "Advance Care Planning Among Sexual Minority Men: Sociodemographic, Health Care, and Health Status Predictors," Journal of Aging and Health, 2023
  • Wong, Eunice C., Michael S. Dunbar, Daniel Siconolfi, Anthony Rodriguez, Chester Jean, Vanessa N. Torres, Rosemary Li, Michele Abbott, Ingrid Estrada-Darley, Lu Dong, and Rebecca Weir, Evaluation of Mental Health First Aid in New York City, RAND Corporation (RR-A1818-1), 2023
  • Daniel Siconolfi, Jordan P. Davis, Eric R. Pedersen, Joan S. Tucker, Michael S. Dunbar, Anthony Rodriguez, Elizabeth J. D'Amico, "Trajectories of Emerging Adults' Binge Drinking and Depressive Symptoms and Associations With Sexual Violence Victimization Examining Differences by Sexual and Gender Minority Status," Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 2022
  • RAND, Mental Health Task-Shifting in Community-Based Organizations: Implementation, Impact, and Cost — Evaluation of the Connections to Care Program, RAND Corporation (RR-3083-MFANYC), 2020

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