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Dr. Torres has worked in financial services and healthcare services both overseeing quality and process improvement initiatives. By leading others to optimize the organization through training and certification, she has expanded organizational capabilities, increased employee engagement, elevated culture, and enabled companies to make a difference in our world.
Over the past decade, Torres has consulted in industries including healthcare, manufacturing, education and nonprofit organizations on strategy, operations, organizational development, and optimization. Her work with the nonprofit sector has focused on improving outcomes for small business development and social determinants of health (SDoH). Elissa is writing a series of articles on SDoH for the SHERPA Institute website.
Torres is a professor in supply chain, quantitative methods, research, and business technology with Grand Canyon University and a business consultant specializing in optimization and technology implementation. She is married with two grown children and two dogs. Living in Arizona, she has a passion for spending time outside in nature on the many hiking trails.
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Elissa Torres, PhD, Author Many people think of healthcare as being doctors and nurses. However, did you know that economics, housing, education, and consistent nutritious food have more to do with individual health… Continue reading Opportunities for All Businesses – SDoH Across the SDGs Part 1