Moacir Barbosa

Associate Director for Training and Capacity Building, Health Resources in Action

Moacir Barbosa is the Associate Director for Training and Capacity Building at Health Resources in Action (HRiA), formerly known as The Medical Foundation (TMF) and has been the program coordinator for the BEST initiative since the program’s inception in 1999. Mo Barbosa is involved in delivery of training, provides technical assistance, participates in field building initiatives (locally, statewide, and nationally), and promotes the profession and professionalization of the field through his work on legislation, youth worker networks, partnerships with higher education, and youth conferences.

Mr. Barbosa is an active member of the Cambridge Community. He serves as the chairperson of Men of Color Health Task Force, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cambridge Health Alliance hospital system, as a board member of the Design Studio for Social Intervention, and on the Board of Trustees of the Phillips Brooks House Association at Harvard University.  Mr. Barbosa has also been active member of our Committee on Public and Community Health and Cambridge Public Health sub-committee (Board of Health) and supported Cambridge Health Alliance through its reconfiguration.

Mr. Barbosa received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri and is a native of Cape Verde Islands who grew up in Cambridge, MA. He resides in Cambridge.