Barbara Muffoletto, MPH
|Barbara joined the Curamericas Global team in December 2013. Barbara holds an MPH in Health Behavior from UNC Chapel Hill and a BA in both Political Science and Spanish from UNC Asheville. Before coming to Curamericas Global, Barbara worked with AmeriCorps VISTA, triangle-based nonprofit organizations Stop Hunger Now and International Focus, and with Contextos, a nonprofit organization in El Salvador focused on improving critical thinking and decision-making abilities through literacy. Barbara has also completed capacity-building and research with global health projects in Sierra Leone, Guatemala and with Latinx populations in NC. View Barbara’s resume.
Working in global health is more than about helping people. Global health is about finding creative solutions to some of the world’s most complex problems. Global health practitioners often work in areas where there is little infrastructure, stability, or funds. They provide the opportunity and impetus for communities to live healthier, wealthier lives and create systems that have the ability to improve the lives of many for generations to come. I am passionate about global health programs that work and prioritize those most vulnerable to illness and death. I feel fortunate to be working with Curamericas Global’s programs serving mothers and children in Latin America and Africa.
“Don’t ask what the world needs, ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” – H. Thurman