As the SBIRT/CHT Project Manager for the Care Transformation Collaborative of Rhode Island, Linda Cabral is leading a large state grant to implement Screening, Brief Intervention, Referral and Treatment (SBIRT) in multiple care settings and promote the use of community health teams to support individuals with complex medical, behavioral and social needs. She works with various state partners, community-based organizations, and health care leaders to drive practice transformation by promoting integrated care. Ms. Cabral brings over 15 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.
Linda can be reached at: LCabral@ctc-ri.org