Danielle, a Bay Area native, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Neuroscience and a Minor in Public Health at Boston University. Prior to her role at Dementia Care Aware, Danielle worked for the City and County of San Francisco in the Department of Homelessness as Senior Quality Improvement and Implementation Specialist and Department of Public Health as the Director of the COVID-19 Outbreak Management Group. At the Department of Homelessness, Danielle served as the liaison with DPH to case conference around medically acute clients to appropriately place in nursing supported units.
At the DPH COVID-19 Outbreak Management Group, she managed approximately 40 staff, including nurses, health workers, epidemiologists, project managers, and administrators in COVID-19 communicable disease response.
Danielle received the California Association of Public Hospitals and Health System (CAPH) / California Health Care Safety Net Institute (SNI) 2021 Quality Leader Award for Innovation for her work in San Francisco’s school reopening effort. Danielle is pursuing her MBA at Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley in their evening and weekend program. Outside of work Danielle enjoys live music, pottery, and taking public transit.