Ilia Torres, MS

Puerto Rico University Center for Excellence on Developmental Disabilities/IDD
Medical Sciences Campus
Graduate School of Public Health
University of Puerto Rico
P.O. Box 365067
San Juan, PR 00936-5067
 
Phone: 787-754-4377
Email: ilia.torres@upr.edu
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Last Updated: August 02, 2017

 

Primary Activity Coordinators: Research
 
Discipline(s): Epidemiology
Public Health
Epidemiology
 
AUCD Council Membership: Council on Research and Evaluation

Vita/Bio

Ilia M. Torres-Avillán

EDUCATION

May 2003                                               M.S. Epidemiology, Graduate School of Public Health, Dpt. of Biostatistics and Epidemiology, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico, Puerto Rico

Aug 1984 -July 1989                            B. S. in Biology, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Nov. 2003 to present                           Coordinator, Research and Evaluation Unit, Institute of Developmental Disabilities, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico.

Jan.- July 2003                                      National Center of Birth Defects and Dev. Disabilities/CDC Spring Internship in Atlanta, Georgia through the Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities, under the supervision of Dr. Marshalyn Yeargin-Allsopp.

                                                                                                               

SKILLS                                                 Word Software, EPI-Info, Excell, SPSS, knowledge of SAS Programming

                                               

PRESENTATIONS

October 2007                                         2007 AUCD Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.

Leadership Development Project: the experience of working and growing with youth in Puerto Rico. Annie Alonso-Amador, Psy. D., MSW,  Ilia M. Torres-Avillán, M.S., Maria N. Reyes, MSW, Mario H. Rodriguez, Ph. D., MPH,   Misael Pérez, MA, Marisol Acosta, MA, Jennifer Carides, MSW, Ricardo Figueroa, BBA.

March 2007                                           XXVII Annual Research and Education Forum, Medical Sciences Campus, University of Puerto Rico. March 28-30, 2007. Medical Home Project. Annie Alonso, Psy. D., MSW, Ilia Torres, M.S, Mario H. Rodríguez,  Ph. D., MPH and Ricardo Figueroa, BBA.

                                                 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Introduction to Public Health and Developmental Disabilities-

August to October 2006, Graduated School of Public Health. Medical Sciences Campus

REFERENCES

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