Dr. Luis Torres Torija Arguelles is a physician with a specialty in Quality of Clinical Care and graduated from the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico. During his academic and professional training, he had the opportunity to work in both the public and private medicine sectors in Mexico and did an internship at Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He has a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) from EGADE Business School of the Tecnológico de Monterrey in Mexico City.
Luis 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 implementing all of the Actionable Evidence- Based Practices earned his hospital five-star recognition. He is an Ambassador in Mexico and a former fellow of the Patient Safety Movement Foundation, and also 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 Gillings School of Global Public Health.