As Senior Program Manager for the Care Transformation Collaborative of RI, Linda Cabral has led several high-profile, multi-stakeholder projects, including a state grant to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) in multiple care settings as well as implementing and supporting community health teams to support individuals with complex medical, behavioral and social needs. She currently manages projects advancing health equity, population health and lifting the use of Community Health Workers on multi-disciplinary teams. She enjoys works with various state partners, community-based organizations, and health care leaders to drive transformation efforts and promote integrated care. Ms. Cabral brings over 20 years’ worth of experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams and managing complex, multi-stakeholder initiatives. Prior to coming to CTC-RI, Ms. Cabral was a Senior Project Director at the Center for Health Policy and Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, where she led a range of program evaluation projects and strategic initiatives on behalf of state health and human services agencies. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from Saint Anselm College and a Masters in Management and Health Policy from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University.
The mission of the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island is to lead the transformation of primary care in Rhode Island in the context of an integrated health care system; and to improve the quality of care, the patient experience of care, the affordability of care, and the health of the populations we serve.