Darío Maciel

Research Consultant

Darío is an experienced public health professional with strong epidemiologic and ethnographic skills that allow him to approach the design, planning, implementation, and evaluation of health and social programs from an interdisciplinary perspective. Darío has a deep commitment to health and social equity for traditionally underserved and culturally diverse communities, particularly low-income people, immigrants, and gender and sexual minorities. He offers over 10 years of experience in all aspects of applied research and evaluation, including quantitative and qualitative methods and instrument design; data collection and analysis; and reporting and presenting findings. He has extensive training in community-based participatory research (CBPR) as well as health impact assessment (HIA). He is fluent in Spanish.

Prior to joining Harder+Company, Darío was a senior analyst at Impact Justice, evaluating community-based alternatives to incarceration. He was also a Healthy & Equity Fellow with Human Impact Partners, leading a health impact assessment (HIA) on the effects of a gang injunction on immigrants, youth of color, and transgender women. Darío has served as an immigrant rights and empowerment volunteer. Outside of work, Dario enjoys archery, sailing, and eating all the delicious food in the San Diego area.

Education
  • Master of Public Health, Health & Social Behavior, University of California, Berkeley
  • Bachelor of Science, Biological Sciences, Stanford University
Areas of Expertise
  • Health
  • Behavioral Health
  • Education
  • Criminal Justice