Laura de la Torre

Barcelona Institute for Global Health (ISGlobal), Spain

Laura de la Torre works as a Medical Research Fellow in the TB unit of the Barcelona Institute for Global Health, ISGlobal, Spain. Laura is a medical Public Health specialist and holds a master's degree in Public Health from Universitat Pompeu Fabra, in Barcelona. She worked in hospital surveillance and contact tracing during the first wave of COVID-19  in Spain, was part of the Catalan Regional Health Ministry Advisory group of the COVID-19 crisis, and collaborated with the evaluation of the contact tracing structure in the Regional Health Ministry in Cantabria, Spain. During her specialization, Laura worked in qualitative, quantitative, and economic evaluations; in patient safety and participatory research projects. She was president of the European Network of Medical Residents in Public Health, and she has been part of EUPHA since the beginning of her residency. She now works in various TB epidemiological studies in Sub-Saharan Africa as part of the TB research team in ISGlobal.