Medical School
Weill Cornell Medical College (1994)
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1995), Internal Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center (1997), Internal Medicine
University of Colorado Health Sciences Center (2000), Pulmonary Diseases & Critical Care Medicine

Research Interest

  • Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Efficacy and safety of ralinepag, a novel oral IP agonist, in PAH patients on mono or dual background therapy Results from a Phase 2 randomized, parallel group, placebo-controlled trial.
Torres F, Farber H, Ristic A, McLaughlin V, Adams J, Zhang J, Klassen P, Shanahan W, Grundy J, Hoffmann I, Cabell C, Escribano SubĂ­as P, Sood N, Keogh A, D'Souza G, Rubin L, Eur. Respir. J. 2019 Aug
Incidence and variables associated with 30-day mortality after lung transplantation.
Banga A, Mohanka M, Mullins J, Bollineni S, Kaza V, Huffman L, Peltz M, Bajona P, Wait M, Torres F Clin Transplant 2019 Feb 33 2 e13468

Honors & Awards

  • Cornell University - 1990
    Graduated with distinction in all subjects (1990)
  • Golden Key National Honor Society
    Member (1990)
  • C.H. Ferguson Scholarship
  • Incentive for Excellence
    Scholarship Prize from NSF: Physics-1988, Chemistry-1989 (1988)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American College of Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • American Thoracic Society for Heart & Lung Transplantation
  • Pulmonary Hypertension Association
  • Texas Medical Association