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  • education MSW, Boston University
    MPH, Boston University
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Daniel Do, LICSW, MPH is a public health social worker with expertise in behavioral health and primary care integration. His research interests focus on behavioral health care for LGBTQ+ persons of color and increasing access to affirming care for this population. Daniel is interested in mixed methods research in order to inform training for MSW students, clinical interventions and policy level changes. At the School of Social Work, Daniel has taught Human Behavior in the Social Environment and Adult Psychopathology.

Areas of Expertise

Behavioral Health, Mental Health and Addictions; Health and Public Health; Program Evaluation Methods


HB720 Human Behavior in the Social Environment
HB723 Adult Psychopathology


Peer-Reviewed Publications

Muroff, J., Do, D., Araujo Brinkerhoff, C., Chassler, D., Alfaro Cortes, M., Baum, M., Guzman-Betancourt, G., Reyes, D., López, L., Roberts, M., De Jesus, D., Stewart, E., Sprague Martinez, L. (2023). Nuestra Recuperación: Using Photovoice to understand the factors that influence recovery in Latinx populations. BMC Public Health, 23(1), 81. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12889-023-14983-7

Sprague Martinez, L.S., Lundgren, L., Wangari Walter, A., Sousa, J., Tahoun, N., Steketee, G., Hahm, H., Krull, I., Do, D., Saitz, R. (2019) Behavioral health and primary care integration and the role of social work as a promising strategy for improving health for communities of color: What is the Evidence? A systematic review. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 10 (3), [441-457].

Magazines and Newspaper Interviews

Jackson, Kate. (2019) The Behavioral Health Care Workforce Shortage—Sources and Solutions. Social Work Today. 19 (3). 16

Baker, R. (2019) How to find a therapist when you need one. The Boston Globe.


Invited Talks

Do, D. (2022) UMOJA Career Panel. Boston College School of Social Work UMOJA. Boston, MA.

Do, D. (2020) “Challenging Conversations: A series on talking about race” Asian American Lawyers Association of Massachusetts. Boston, MA.

Do, D. (2018) “Leveraging Health Outcomes Evaluation Data for Primary Behavioral Health Care Integration Grantees.” Northeast Health and Human Services Region 1 Regional Conference funded by the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration, Boston, MA.

Do, D. (2018) “Collaborative Approaches in Primary Care Behavioral Health Integration Efforts: Working at the Intersection of Public Health, Social Work, and Medicine.” Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health, Boston University Advancing Leadership in Public Health Social Work, and the Boston University School of Public Health Center of Excellence in Maternal and Child Health, Boston, MA.

Do, D. (2016) “Behavioral Health and Social Work, Globally and in the US: Let’s Respond to the Challenges and the Opportunity.” Panelist at the Center for Innovation in Social Work and Health. May 12, 2016


Do, D. (2017) “Workforce Development: Recruitment and Retention of Behavioral Health Providers.” Webinar for the Center for Integrated Health Solutions through the National Council for Behavioral Health and the Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration.

Conference Presentations

Do, D. (2022, November 8). Understanding Black Gay Men’s Experience with Racism in Therapy to Advance Health Equity: A qualitative interview study. Roundtable Presentation. American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2022. Boston, MA.

Do, D. (2021, December 7). Balancing the Individual and the Collective in Public Health [Panelist]. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Change Leadership Programs Fall Virtual Convening.

Do, D. (2016) “Public Health Social Work’s Integral Role in ACA Implementation of Patient Centered Medical Homes.” Oral Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2016. Denver, CO.

Poster Presentations

Do, D. (2016) “Integration of Primary Care into Traditional Behavioral Health Settings Increases Access to Primary Care Services for Persons with Serious Mental Illness.” Poster Presentation at the American Public Health Association Annual Meeting 2016. Denver, CO.

Do, D., Weinberg. J., Saper, R. (2014) “Depressive and Anxiety Symptoms in a Low-Income Minority Population with Chronic Low Back Pain.” Presented at the 2014 International Research Congress in Integrative Medicine in Health. Miami, FL.

Do, D. (2013) “Engaging High School Males in Talking about Health Relationships: A Case Study.” Presented at the 2013 Annual Symposium of the International Association of Social Work with Groups. Boston, MA

Do, D., Wells-Di Gregorio, S.M., Donnan, S., Soland, D., Adolph, M., Taylor, R. (2008) Predictors of Aberrant Behaviors among Cancer Patients Prescribed Opioids for Cancer Related Pain. Poster presented at the 2008 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum at The Ohio State Univeristy. Columbus, OH

Wells-Di Gregorio, S.M., Gustin, J., Do, D., Coller, K., Adolph, M., & Taylor, R. (March 2010) Predictors of suicidal ideation among palliative care patients. Poster presented at the annual American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine conference.

Do, D., Wells-Di Gregorio, S.M. (2010) Factors Associated with Advance Directive Completion Rates in the Palliative Care Setting. Presented at the 2010 Denman Undergraduate Research Forum at The Ohio State Univeristy. Columbus, OH

Graduation Year

2024 (expected)

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