About the Paul Torrens Health Forum at UCLA FSPH
The UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and Center for Healthcare Management at UCLA are pleased to present the Paul Torrens Health Forum. Named in honor of Dr. Paul Torrens who devoted his career to bridging the academic and practice worlds, this free, public program provides a venue to debate and discuss critical issues in public health.
Featuring a panel of experts and a robust question and answer session, the Paul Torrens Health Forum draws a knowledgeable and engaged audience who cares deeply about the future of public health.
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Recordings of the Health Forums are available several days after the event on UCLA Fielding’s YouTube page.
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Dr. Paul Torrens
Dr. Paul Torrens was a Professor Emeritus of Health Policy and Management at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health (FSPH) and founder of the Paul Torrens Health Forum at UCLA. In his more than 40 years at FSPH, Dr. Torrens patiently guided, mentored and advised generations of students, helping many shape distinguished careers in public health.
A physician by training, he had a long career in both healthcare management and policy. As a healthcare executive, Dr. Torrens held numerous executive positions in hospitals and health care organizations and served on the governing boards of Blue Shield of California and PacifiCare Behavioral Health of California. In the health policy arena, he served in a wide variety of advisory and consulting capacities to governmental and nongovernmental organizations in the United States and in 18 foreign countries.
Thanks to his vision and leadership, the Paul Torrens Health Forum continues to be a premier source of discovery and conversation about the prevailing public health issues of the day.