Assistant Professor of Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery
University of Missouri
Dr. Torres is an Assistant Professor of Small Animal Orthopedic Surgery and the Director of the Motion Analysis Laboratory at the University of Missouri, College of Veterinary Medicine. He grew up in Clemson, South Carolina and did his undergraduate training (BS) at Clemson University. He then received his DVM from the University of Georgia (UGA) and stayed at UGA for an internship in small animal medicine and surgery. He then worked as a small animal practitioner in the Atlanta area for several years before returning to UGA to complete a post-doctoral research fellowship, a residency in small animal surgery, and a PhD in physiology. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Surgeons (DACVS) and a Diplomate of the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation (DACVSMR). His research interests include gait analysis, musculoskeletal and joint biomechanics, sports medicine and rehabilitation, and osteoarthritis and pain management. He is a member of several organizations including the Orthopaedic Research Society, the Osteoarthritis Research Society International and the Evidence-based Veterinary Medicine Association.
Tuesday, February 19
2:00 PM – 2:50 PM