Scott D. Siegel, PhD, MHCDS

Director of Population Health Research

Scott D. Siegel, Ph.D., MHCDS, is a licensed psychologist and Director of Population Health & Community Based Research within the Value Institute at the Christiana Care Health System in Newark, DE. In this role, Dr. Siegel works collaboratively with multidisciplinary teams in the health system and across sectors, including local and state governments, academic partners, and community-based organizations, to address the social and behavioral determinants of the health in our local communities. In his immediate prior role, Dr. Siegel served at the Director of Psychosocial Oncology & Survivorship at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center & Research Institute (Christiana Care), where he provided counseling services to people affected by cancer and led a team of psychologists, social workers, nursing, and research staff.

Dr. Siegel is an Adjunct Associate Professor within the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences at the University of Delaware and holds an appointment as a Research Associate Professor within Psychiatry & Human Health at the Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University. Dr. Siegel is an author on over 40 peer-reviewed research articles, book chapters, and published abstracts and has been an investigator on multiple federal grants funded by the National Institutes of Health. He completed his B.A. in psychology at Rutgers University and his M.S. and Ph.D. in clinical health psychology at the University of Miami, with a clinical internship at the Puget Sound VA Health Care System in Seattle, WA. In addition, in 2018 Dr. Siegel completed his Master of Health Care Delivery Science at Dartmouth, a joint program of the Tuck School of Business and the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice.