Violence and Injury Prevention

Tami Toroyan, MPH, PhD

Technical Officer



  • Implementing the recommendations of the world report on road traffic injury prevention
  • UN coordination of road safety

Tami Toroyan is a native of Lebanon. She was educated at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Columbia University in the United States. Prior to commencing work at WHO she worked as a research fellow at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, while completing her doctorate on the application of rigorous evaluation methodology to public health interventions. She has been involved in the development and evaluation of public health interventions in South-East Asia, South Africa, and the UK.

Dr Tami Toroyan is a technical officer with the Unintentional Injury Prevention Team (UIP) in the Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention (NVI). She joined WHO in 2003 and has since worked on a number of projects relating to road traffic injury prevention, most recently on the Global status report on road safety. She is the focal point at WHO headquarters for the Road Safety in 10 Countries (RS10) Projects in Cambodia, India and Viet Nam, and for the second Global status report on road safety.