Dan is a fourth year medical student taking a year out to complete a master of science in health policy as a David A. Asch Medical Student Scholar in Health Services Research. He hails from Massachusetts and received a bachelor's degree in international relations from Tufts University. Dan worked at a small foreign policy think tank in Washington for two years, then transition into medicine by completing Bryn Mawr’s Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program.
Dan is very interested in integrating his future clinical work with both health services research and policy advocacy, namely in the areas of disease prevention and reducing health care disparities. His research thus far has focused on barriers and facilitators for preventing HIV, and his research was presented at the 2019 National HIV Prevention Conference. He aims to work on creative PrEP implementation projects as part of the MSHP program.