Health Resources in Action






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HRiA's mission is to help people to live healthier lives and build healthy communities through policy, research, prevention, and health promotion. For over fifty years, Health Resources in Action has been a leader in developing programs that advance public health and medical research. Through theCommunity Health and Medical Foundation divisions, HRiA works with governments, communities, scientists, and nonprofit organizations that share an imperative for resolving today’s most critical public health issues through policy, research, prevention, and health promotion.


Health Resources in Action
622 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA
United States
Key Partners: 

United Way

Clients include the Black Ministerial Alliance of Greater Boston, the Boston Collaborative for Food & Fitness,
the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Office of the U.S. Surgeon General/Medical Reserve Corps,
 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Bank of America, Hilda and Preston Davis Foundation
Paso del Norte Health Foundation, the Richard and Susan Smith Family Foundation, Boston Medical Center
Bowdoin Street Health Center, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Children's Hospital - Boston, the Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Massachusetts General Hospital, the AIDS Action Committee, and many more.

Key Programs Offered: 

HRiA is an innovative and unique organization combining consulting services with public health programming. Our staff of public health professionals, physicians, and social scientists possess the depth and breadth of experience to meet public health challenges and tackle complex life sciences consulting projects.

HRiA offers free training to the community and maintains an extensive health research library. Trainings are offered on broad subjects such as evaluation, coalition building, collaborative leadership, engaging diverse populations, etc. as well as topical areas such as asthma, substance abuse, tobacco, violence, teen pregnancy, and leadership.   


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