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Graduate College of Social Work

Luis R. Torres


Assistant Professor
Email:lrtorres@uh.edu
Room: 315 Social Work Building
Phone: 713-743-8512
Center for Drug and Social Policy Research

Dr. Luis Torres is an assistant professor in the Graduate College of Social Work. His research agenda focuses on co-occurring mental health, substance abuse and medical disorders in adolescents and young adults, with a particular emphasis on Latinos in the U.S. and Latin Americans in their countries of origin. Research interests include acculturation models and their impact on illness development; prevalence, sociodemographic and clinical correlates of comorbid conditions; best practices in screening, assessment and integrated treatment across service settings; culture and psychiatric diagnosis; and cultural adaptation of interventions.