Jesus Ricardo Torres, MD, MPH
Dr. Jesus R. Torres received his B.S. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology from UCLA. In 2015 he received an M.P.H in Quantitative Methods from Harvard School of Public Health and a medical degree from New York Medical College a year later. Dr. Torres trained at the UCSF-SFGH Emergency Medicine Residency Program. Some of his most recent publications include, “Declared impact of the US President’s statements and campaign statements on Latino populations’ perceptions of safety and emergency care access” and “Language assistance utilization for the care of Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Patients in the Emergency Department: A Survey of ED providers.” As an NCSP scholar, Dr. Torres will collaborate and complete clinical requirements with the Department of Emergency Medicine at UCLA.
Career Interests: Dr. Torres aspires to work in his own community by providing emergent care as he plans on an academic medicine career, combining his passion of teaching, research and clinical practice.
Research Interests: Dr. Jesus Torres is interested in the intersection of Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) and migrant health, disparities in emergency medicine and infectious disease.