Dr. Torres obtained both her Master of Social Work (MSW) and Master of Public Health (MPH) from the UIC’s Jane Addams School of Social Work and School of Public Health, respectively. Additionally, she holds a certificate in non-profit management from Roosevelt University. In 2014, she obtained her Doctorate in Public Health (DrPH) degree from the UIC’s SPH.
Born in Puerto Rico, Dr. Torres is bilingual (native speaking), bicultural, first generation to come to the U.S. and graduate from college. She spends most of her spare time “raising wildlife”—young homo sapiens of the Y chromosome 😊!