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Danielle Chiaramonte, PhD

Associate Research Scientist

Contact Information

Danielle Chiaramonte, PhD

Mailing Address

  • LGBTQ Mental Health Initiative

    276 5th Ave

    New York, NY 10001

    United States



Dr. Chiaramonte is a Community Psychologist and Associate Research Scientist at Yale School of Public Health in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Chiaramonte is a part of the Yale LGBTQ Mental Health Initiative and conducts community-engaged research that promotes health equity for sexual and gender minorities through organization and system-level change, particularly in the areas of LGBTQ mental health, sexual health, and gender-based violence.

As a community psychologist and implementation scientist, Dr. Chiaramonte works from an ecological perspective conducting research in collaboration with community organizations and/or communities they serve to improve how interventions can be effectively embedded into real-world practice. Her current work focuses on implementing sustainable LGBTQ-affirmative mental health interventions in community settings.

Education & Training

  • T32 Postdoctoral Fellow
    Yale University (2022)
  • PhD
    Michigan State University, Ecological-Community Psychology (2020)
  • MA
    Michigan State University, Ecological-Community Psychology (2016)
  • BA
    DePaul University, Communication Studies/Psychology (2013)


  • Striving towards equity: Relational and power considerations in designing and implementing participatory evaluations across three diverse contexts
    New Orleans, LA, United States 2022
    American Evaluation Association Conference
  • Engagement in HIV care during community reentry post-incarceration: A mixed methods examination of individual and relational challenges
    Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile 2018
    7th Annual International Conference on Community Psychology
  • Gendered powerlessness in at-risk adolescent and young adult women: An examination of condom use behavior
    Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands 2018
    22nd International AIDS Society Conference
  • Improving timely linkage to care among newly diagnosed HIV-infected adolescents: Results of SMILE
    Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands 2018
    22nd International AIDS Society Conference
  • Building AIDS competent communities: The Connect-to-Protect Coalitions
    Ottawa, ON, Canada 2017
    Society for Community Research and Action 16th Annual Biennial Conference

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
LGBTQIA Adolescent Young Adult Health Research Grant AwardSociety of Adolescent Health and Medicine 2019
Graduate Student Research Enhancement AwardDr. George William Fairweather Fund2019
Graduate School International Travel AwardMichigan State University 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
Midwestern Ecological Psychology Conference Award Format AwardSociety for Community Research and Action2013
Undergraduate Psychology Scholarship RecipientAvery-Barat2012

Professional Service

Society for Implementation Research CollaborationMember2023 - Present
Journal of Advanced NursingReviewer2022 - Present
Yale LGBTQ Affinity GroupCo-Chair of Yale LGBTQ Affinity Group - - 2023
Society for Sexual Orientation and Gender DiversityMember2021 - Present
Psychological ServicesReviewer2021 - Present
Yale Postdoctoral Association - Racial Justice SubcommitteeCo-Chair and Co-founder of YPA Racial Justice Subcommittee: - 2022
AIDS and BehaviorReviewer2020 - Present
Prevention ScienceReviewer2019 - Present
Trauma, Violence, & AbuseReviewer2019 - Present
Society for Adolscent Health and MedicineMember2018 - 2020
Journal of Interpersonal ViolenceReviewer2018 - Present
Journal of Latino/a PsychologyReviewer2017 - 2020
Journal of Community PsychologyReviewer2017 - 2020
American Evaluation AssociationMember2017 - Present
Society for Community Research and ActionMember2012 - Present

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