Yanira Valle Torres

Project Manager, Puerto Rico Hospital Association

Yanira Valle Torres

In her coordinating role with the Puerto Rico Hospital Association, Yanira Valle Torres works with hospitals participating in the following quality improvement projects: ICU Safety for CLABSI/CAUTI, CUSP MVP-VAP for patients on a mechanical ventilator, and HEN 2.0. Previously, she managed all quality and disease control initiatives at an outpatient plastic surgery center. She earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from the University of Puerto Rico, with honors and a focus on intensive care. She also has qualifications in human resources management, patient safety, and comprehensive unit-based safety programs, as well as being a TeamSTEPPS Master Trainer.