Violence and Injury Prevention

Tami Toroyan, MPH, PhD

Science Advisor

Telephone: +41 22 791 3208/+41 7947 55 484
Email: toroyant@who.int





Responsibilities:

  • Scientific and technical advice to NVI staff
  • Strategic and technical support on NVI outputs

Tami Toroyan holds a PhD in epidemiology from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in the United Kingdom and a MPH from 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 on the application of rigorous evaluation methodology to public health interventions.

After joining WHO in 2003, Dr Toroyan worked mostly on road traffic injury prevention, most recently on the series of global status reports on road safety. In 2017 she began work in the office of the Director of the Department for Management of Noncommunicable Diseases, Disability, Violence and Injury Prevention (NVI). In this role she provides scientific and technical advice to NVI staff on development and implementation of normative guidance; on large-scale data collection activities; on putting scientific findings into practice; and on the technical quality of the Department’s outputs.