Giselle Torralba, MPH, is a program associate at the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS). In this role, she supports initiatives related to integrating care for individuals dually eligible for Medicare and Medicaid and those in need of long-term services and supports. Her current projects include Helping States Support Families Caring for an Aging America and other work focused on supporting state efforts to develop integrated care programs for dually eligible individuals.

Prior to joining CHCS, Giselle gained her experience volunteering and interning in schools serving low-income students where she provided programmatic support for initiatives aimed at improving school attendance and after-school learning for children and teens. As part of her capstone work in graduate school, Giselle also engaged with stakeholders to develop a set of care standards for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities so that their needs may be better met in clinical care settings.

Giselle has a master’s degree in public health from Des Moines University and a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Outside of work, Giselle can usually be found re-watching her favorite TV shows, practicing film photography, or planning her next trip.