Dr. Luis Torres Torija Arguelles is a physician with a specialty in Quality of Clinical Care, a graduate of the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico, and one of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation’s 2022 Fellows. During his academic and professional training, he had the opportunity to work in both the public and private medicine sectors in Mexico, and he interned at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He holds a Master of Business Administration degree from EGADE Business School of the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico City.
Arguelles spent four years working as a Quality and Patient Safety Coordinator at Hospital Español in Mexico City, where he was responsible for the management, design, evaluation, and improvement of clinical care and patient safety processes. His efforts to incorporate methodologies for continuous improvement and better communication within the hospital setting, as well as to implement all of the Actionable Evidence-Based Practices, earned his hospital five-star recognition. He is a Patient Safety Movement Foundation Ambassador in Mexico and a volunteer for the Orbis Foundation and the Academy of Communication in Healthcare (ACH).
Currently, he is a candidate in the Master of Public Health program in the Leadership in Practice Concentration at the University of North Carolina’s Gilling’s School of Global Public Health.