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Torey Mack, MD

Deputy Associate Administrator for Bureau of Health Workforce
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Photo of Dr. Luis Padilla, Associate Administrator for the Bureau of Health Workforce at HRSADr. Mack is the deputy associate administrator for health workforce at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). HRSA is an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Working in partnership with states and numerous national and local organizations, HRSA uses its $11.7 billion annual budget (FY 2019) to strengthen the health care workforce, build healthy communities, increase health equity, and provide health care and support services to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable, or live in a health professional shortage area.

Dr. Mack assumed the role of deputy associate administrator for the Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) in January 2019. Prior to joining BHW, Dr. Mack served as bureau chief of family health for the Community Health Administration at the DC Department of Health. There, she worked to reduce health risks and promote health equity among DC’s most vulnerable populations.

Before joining the Family Heath Bureau, Dr. Mack was an attending neonatologist at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, TX, and worked extensively with residents and fellows in the areas of cultural competence, palliative care, and specialized acute neonatal care. She took an active role in the local community during her time there, serving on professional committees and boards of non-profit and advocacy organizations.

Though originally from Buffalo, NY, Dr. Mack earned her undergraduate from Howard University, where she also earned a medical degree. She went on to complete her residency at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC.

A passionate physician and senior public health leader, Dr. Mack strives to improve health and well-being for those at greatest risk. Her diverse experience in academic medicine, clinical medicine, population health, and community engagement have led her to BHW, where she will continue working to optimize health outcomes for underserved populations.

Date Last Reviewed:  February 2019