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: [email protected]
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Last Updated: August 02, 2017


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


Ilia M. Torres-Avillán


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


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



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.



Introduction to Public Health and Developmental Disabilities-

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


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