Daniel Siconolfi

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Behavioral and Social Scientist
Pittsburgh Office


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


Dan Siconolfi is a behavioral scientist at the RAND Corporation. His research portfolio focuses on health disparities, mental health and substance use, healthy aging, and advance care planning. His research examines individual, interpersonal, and structural factors that drive outcomes in these domains. His recent projects and collaborations include the evaluation of a task-shifting mental health intervention in community settings, research assessing disparities in home- and community-based services for Medicaid beneficiaries, barriers and facilitators to informal and formal advance care planning, and research focused on multiple aspects of health disparities among sexual and gender minority adolescents and emerging adults. He is currently principal investigator of an NIH-funded study that is assessing advance care planning behaviors and correlates among midlife and older adult sexual minority men, with attention to sociodemographic disparities, health and health care correlates, and the role of psychosocial factors such as HIV-related survivorship, social relationships, and resilience. Prior to joining RAND, he was a T32 postdoctoral scholar at the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, where he also served as a mentor for the amfAR International HIV Scholars program. He received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University.