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Alvaro J. Tori, MD

Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs

Bio

Alvaro Tori, MD, joined the IU School of Medicine (IUSM) faculty in 2007 after completing his Internship and Residency at IUSM.  Dedicated to the academic mission, he focuses on teaching pediatric critical care in a family-centered care environment.  He serves as Chair of the American Academy of Pediatrics Subcommittee on Residency Hardship Scholarships.  He is the Medical Director of Respiratory Care and Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics for Riley Hospital at IU Health.

 

Dr. Tori's second appointment is Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs for Faculty Affairs |Professional Development |Diversity at Indiana University School of Medicine. He’s enthusiastic about his position in Diversity Affairs because it affords him the opportunity to increase representational diversity, inclusive working and learning environment, and cultural competency and humility training through his efforts with strategic programming at IUSM. Mentoring a diverse group of students, residents, fellows and faculty, Dr. Tori considers it a personal mission to influence the next generation of practitioners and ensure diversity among their ranks. His personal experience, as both a native of Peru and a member of the LGBTQ community, enables him to truly understand the meaning of diversity and the importance of its acceptance.

 

In his free time, Dr. Tori enjoys family activities with his husband, son and daughter and loves traveling back to Peru where he can share his Peruvian heritage.

Titles & Appointments

  • Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2007 RES Indiana University School of Medicine
    2007 RES Indiana University School of Medicine
    2001 MD Cayetano Heredia Peruvian University
    2001 MD Cayetano Heredia University
    2001 MD Cayetano Heredia University
  • Publications
    An Official American Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline: Pediatric Chronic Home Invasive Ventilation.
    Sterni LM; Collaco JM; Baker CD; Carroll JL; Sharma GD; Brozek JL; Finder JD; Ackerman VL; Arens R; Boroughs DS; Carter J; Daigle KL; Dougherty J; Gozal D; Kevill K; Kravitz RM; Kriseman T; MacLusky I; Rivera-Spoljaric K; Tori AJ; Ferkol T; Halbower AC; ATS Pediatric Chronic Home Ventilation Workgroup.; American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine 2016 Apr 15
    Disaccharidase activity in infants and comparison based on symptoms and histological changes.
    Tori AJ; Carroll AE; Gupta SK; Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2007 Aug
    Clinical quiz. Uremia.
    Tori A; Gupta SK; Journal of pediatric gastroenterology and nutrition 2005 May
  • Clinical Interests

    As a chair of the Riley Code Committee and Medical Director of Respiratory care, Dr. Tori's areas of interest are quality improvement projects related to these two areas.  

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