Dr. Richard Torres to Speak at HIV/Kidney Health In-Service

Dr. Richard Torres will present an educational in-service for HVCS staff and other social service professionals on Wednesday, April 16 at 12 noon at HVCS’ Hawthorne location. Dr. Torres comes to us courtesy of Gilead Community Medical Affairs. The in-service is provided courtesy of Gilead and there is no cost to attend. Lunch will be provided.

Dr. Torres is the most senior Chief Medical Officer in the State of Connecticut. He is an Associate Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine and is a NYC police officer, Auxiliary Section, with the 20th precinct in New York City. Dr. Torres attended Fordham University and Harvard University and graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 1983. He joined the faculty at Yale in 1987 and has served with the NYPD for the last three years. Among his many achievements, his most significant was being selected as Physician of the Year by the Connecticut State Medical Society, the first Latino and youngest ever in the 128 year history of the society.

He will cover the connections between HIV, antiretroviral medications and kidney health during the one-hour presentation.

To RSVP, please call Anthony Accomando at (914) 785-8277 or email him at aaccomando@hudsonvalleycs.org.

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