Dr. Torgan has been providing thought leadership at the intersection of health, science, and technology for more than 10 years. She is pleased to discuss potential consulting engagements in these specialties:
- Identifying health trends and strategies
- Teaching and developing curricula
- Science translation and outreach
- National Wildlife Federation
- George Washington University
- American College of Sports Medicine
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health
- National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
- National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
- Lecturer – Mobile Healthcare: Innovations in Telemedicine, George Washington University
- Development of white paper on health equities – American College of Sports Medicine
- Content development – NHLBI Global Health Initiative website (Received NIH Merit Award)
- Content development and website strategy – NHLBI Recovery Act (Received NHLBI Partnership Award)
- Website deployment – National Coalition for Promoting Physical Activity
- Health content development – National Wildlife Federation
Preventive medicine and wellness; combating childhood obesity; use of mobile technologies to encourage mobile lifestyles (mHealth); self-tracking, sensors and wearable tech; unstructured physical activity and play; science and health literacy; exercise physiology and inactivity physiology; sports performance; personalized medicine.
Dr. Carol Torgan is an award-winning health scientist and strategist with more than 15 years experience in academic, government and corporate settings. With a background as a bench scientist and researcher and expertise in social media outreach, Carol specializes in translating complex health and scientific issues into actionable steps that reach the right people in the right place at the right time.
Learn more about Carol’s background
Dr. Torgan has been interviewed and quoted by numerous major media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Forbes, WebMD, Medical News Today, Chicago Tribune, Real Simple, MIT Technology Review, Reuters, and USA Today.
Press, professional activities, and awards
Carol is routinely invited to speak to groups ranging from high school students to scientists. She has taught at several universities and at the National Institutes of Health. Favorite speaking topics include how muscles work; utilizing mobile technology to encourage mobile lifestyles; sensors and wearable technologies; the importance of play; the health benefits of physical activity; overcoming barriers to exercise; and the future of personalized medicine. Some presentations are available on SlideShare. Please visit the Contact page for inquiries regarding topics, pricing and scheduling.
Speaking and teaching
Dr. Torgan excels in crafting materials that translate complex health and scientific issues into understandable and actionable steps. She has extensive experience writing feature articles, news releases, e-newsletters, blogs, and yes, tweets. Target audiences include students, parents, scientists, policy makers, and health professionals. Carol has also published extensively in peer-reviewed scientific journals.