Rigoberto Garcia

Executive Director, Hemophilia Foundation of Southern California

Rigo oversees the direction of VFC’s Health Education Services, Comprehensive Perinatal Service Program, Diabetes Education Program, Maternal Health, Food Programming, Doula services and leads innovative projects like value-based care model. Rigo develops health education materials, contributes to the Quality Improvement Committee and their work on quality measures. Rigo continues to strengthen VFC’s clinical-community linkages by partnering with the American Cancer Society and the NFL to bring resources to its community. Recently, Rigo has developed food programming at his health center. Rolling out universal food screeners to all patients and increasing food programming throughout the West Los Angeles and South Bay areas. Rigo has worked in community health centers for over 18 years. His focus has been on health literacy, chronic disease management, reproductive health, cancer prevention and food security. As a Public Health professional, Rigo is determined to empower populations to understand their health and strive for a healthier tomorrow.