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Griselle Torres

Deputy Director, Office of Disease Control & Statewide Laboratories, Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH)
Chapter Member: Chicagoland SSN
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About Griselle

Torres' research interests include community-based participatory research, workforce development, capacity building uptake, HIV prevention, performance management, quality improvement, program planning and evaluation, program implementation, and public health accreditation.

In the News

Quoted by Kathleen Amos in "New Partnership in Chicago Offers Latest Example of Academic Health Department Development," Public Health Foundation, April 26, 2017.
Quoted by Alyssa Rege in "UIC, Chicago Sign Partnership Formalizing State's First Academic Public Health Department," Becker's Hospital Review, January 26, 2017.
Quoted by Kristen Thometz in "City, UIC Form Academic Public Health Department," Chicago Tonight, January 25, 2017.
Quoted by Jacqueline Carey in "School of Public Health Partners with Chicago Public Health Office," UIC Today, January 24, 2017.


"Perceived Benefits of Collaboration between Local Health Departments and Schools and Programs of Public Health: A Mixed-Methods Study" (with Kevin A. Kovach, Christina R. Welter, and Steven M. Seweryn). Journal of Public Health Management and Practice (2018).

Explores what local health departments and schools and programs of public health perceive to be beneficial about their collaboration.