Danielle is the Clinical Research Coordinator for the Gender and Sexuality Development Clinic and PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). Currently, Danielle is working on research focused on improving transgender health care, achieving health equity for LGBTQ+ youth, and HIV care transitions. Prior to joining CHOP, Danielle conducted research involving eating disorders and adolescent depression and anxiety. She also has experience with physiological data cleaning, IRB protocol/application submissions, grant submissions, pilot-study management, data management and analysis, and manuscript development.

Danielle earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology with minors in Secondary Education and Children’s Literature from the University of Pittsburgh. Danielle is interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology and is passionate about expanding access to and improving mental health care for gender and sexual minority youth as well as identifying and creating preventative measures for adolescent body image disturbance.

Education and Training

Board Certification

Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative (CITI)

Undergraduate Degree

BS - Psychology, minors in secondary education and children’s literature, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Titles and Academic Titles

Clinical Research Coordinator

Departments and Services