Emily Torres has worked with the Prevention Research Collaborative since 2019. She has experience with youth violence prevention, community engagement, and providing technical assistance to schools to improve health and safety. Her areas of interest also include positive youth development, partnership development, and policies and systems change work. Prior to joining the PRC, Emily worked for the Ohio Department of Health in their Primary Prevention Division. She holds a Master’s in Public Health in Health Behavior and Health Education from the University of Michigan.
The Prevention Research Collaborative, based at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, is made up of the Prevention Research Center of Michigan, Michigan Youth Violence Prevention Center, National Center for School Safety, and affiliated initiatives. Our Centers are funded through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Department of Justice (DOJ).
We promote safe and healthy futures through prevention research, training, and outreach. Alongside community partners, we work to reduce inequities and empower communities for better health.