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profileHanni Stoklosa, M.D.

TitleInstructor in Emergency Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DepartmentEmergency Medicine
AddressBrigham and Womens Hospital
75 Francis St
Boston MA 02115
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TitleInstructor in Medicine
InstitutionBrigham and Women's Hospital
DivisionWomen's Health

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2015 - 2017Institute of Medicine, National Academy of Medicine
2016U.S. Dept of Health & Human Services Emerging Leader Award
2017 - 2017Dean’s Community Service Faculty Award
2015 - 2018Tynan Fellowship, Connors Center for Women's Health

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Hanni Stoklosa, MD, MPH, is the Executive Director of HEAL Trafficking, an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital with appointments at Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Humanitarian Initiative. She is Director of the Global Women's Health Fellowship at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Connors Center. Dr. Stoklosa is an internationally-recognized expert, advocate, researcher, and speaker on the wellbeing of trafficking survivors in the U.S. and internationally through a public health lens. She has advised the United Nations, International Organization for Migration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Labor, U.S. Department of State, and the National Academy of Medicine on issues of human trafficking and testified as an expert witness multiple times before the U.S. Congress. Moreover, she has conducted research on trafficking and persons facing the most significant social, economic, and health challenges in a diversity of settings including Australia, China, Egypt, Guatemala, India, Liberia, Nepal, Kazakhstan, the Philippines, South Sudan, Taiwan, and Thailand. Among other accolades, Dr. Stoklosa has most recently been honored with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Women’s Health Emerging Leader award and the Harvard Medical School Dean's Faculty Community Service award for her tireless efforts to advance the public health response to trafficking. Her anti-trafficking work has been featured by the New York Times, National Public Radio, Glamour, Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, STAT News, and Marketplace. Dr. Stoklosa published the first textbook addressing the public health response to trafficking, "Human Trafficking Is a Public Health Issue, A Paradigm Expansion in the United States."

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  1. Stoklosa H, Scannell M, Ma Z, Rosner B, Hughes A, Bohan JS. Do EPs change their clinical behaviour in the hallway or when a companion is present? A cross-sectional survey. Emergency Medicine Journal. 2018.
  2. Rothman EF, Stoklosa H, Baldwin SB, Chisolm-Straker M, Price RK, Atkinson HG. Rothman et al. Respond. Am J Public Health. 2018 Feb; 108(2):e9. PMID: 29320277.
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  3. Rothman EF, Baldwin SB, Stoklosa H, Chisolm-Straker M, Price RK, Atkinson HG. Rothman et al. Respond. Am J Public Health. 2018 Feb; 108(2):e10-e11. PMID: 29320295.
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  4. Stoklosa H, Lyman M, Bohnert C, Mittel O. Medical education and human trafficking: using simulation. Medical Education Online. 2017; 22(1).
  5. Powell C, Asbill M, Louis E, Stoklosa H. Identifying Gaps in Human Trafficking Mental Health Service Provision. Journal of Human Trafficking. 2017.
  6. Stoklosa H, Baldwin SB. Health professional education on trafficking: the facts matter. Lancet. 2017 Oct 07; 390(10103):1641-1642. PMID: 28939094.
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  7. Powell C, Asbill M, Brew S, Stoklosa H. Human Trafficking and HIPAA: What the Health Care Professional Needs to Know. Journal of Human Trafficking. 2017.
  8. Rothman EF, Stoklosa H, Baldwin SB, Chisolm-Straker M, Kato Price R, Atkinson HG. Public Health Research Priorities to Address US Human Trafficking. Am J Public Health. 2017 Jul; 107(7):1045-1047. PMID: 28590857.
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  9. Kadiri J, Stoklosa H. Critical Decisions in Emergency Medicine. Human Trafficking: The LLSA Literature Review. 2017; 31(5):13.
  10. Baldwin SB, Barrows J, Stoklosa H. Protocol Toolkit for Developing a Response to Victims of Human Trafficking. 2017.
  11. Chisolm-Straker M, Stoklosa H. Human Trafficking Is a Public Health Issue: A Paradigm Expansion in the United States. 2017.
  12. Powell C, Dickins K, Stoklosa H. Training US health care professionals on human trafficking: where do we go from here? Med Educ Online. 2017; 22(1):1267980. PMID: 28178913.
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  13. Stoklosa H, MacGibbon M, Stoklosa J. Human Trafficking, Mental Illness, and Addiction: Avoiding Diagnostic Overshadowing. AMA J Ethics. 2017 Jan 01; 19(1):23-34. PMID: 28107153.
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  14. Stoklosa H, Lyman M, Bohnert C, Mittel O. Medical education and human trafficking: using simulation. Med Educ Online. 2017; 22(1):1412746. PMID: 29228882.
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  15. Stoklosa, H. Background Paper for Exploring the Development of a U.S. Department of Labor Research Strategy on Child Labor and Forced Labor in International Settings. 2016.
  16. Willis B, Onda S, Stoklosa H. Causes of maternal and child mortality among Cambodian sex workers and their children: a cross sectional study. BMC Public Health. 2016.
  17. Stoklosa H, Dawson MB, Williams-Oni, F, Rothman E. A Review of U.S. Healthcare Institution Protocols for the Identification and Treatment of Victims of Human Trafficking. Journal of Human Trafficking . 2016; 1-9.
  18. Stoklosa H, Showalter E, Melnick A, Rothman E. Healthcare Providers’ Experience with a Protocol for the Identification, Treatment, and Referral of Human Trafficking Victims. Journal of Human Trafficking. 2016; 1-11.
  19. Shandro J, Chisolm-Straker M, Duber HC, Findlay SL, Munoz J, Schmitz G, Stanzer M, Stoklosa H, Wiener DE, Wingkun N. Human Trafficking: A Guide to Identification and Approach for the Emergency Physician. Ann Emerg Med. 2016 Oct; 68(4):501-508.e1. PMID: 27130802.
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  20. Gibbons P, Stoklosa H. Identification and Treatment of Human Trafficking Victims in the Emergency Department: A Case Report. J Emerg Med. 2016 May; 50(5):715-9. PMID: 26896287.
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  21. Stoklosa H, Grace AM, Littenberg N. Medical education on human trafficking. AMA J Ethics. 2015 Oct 01; 17(10):914-21. PMID: 26496054.
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  22. Buller AM, Vaca V, Stoklosa H, Borland R, Zimmerman, C. . Labour exploitation, trafficking and migrant health: Multi-country findings on the health risks and consequences of migrant and trafficked workers. International Organization for Migration and London School of Hygiene and & Tropical Medicine. 2015.
  23. Nelson BD, Stoklosa H, Ahn R, Eckardt MJ, Walton EK, Burke TF. Use of uterine balloon tamponade for control of postpartum hemorrhage by community-based health providers in South Sudan. Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2013 Jul; 122(1):27-32. PMID: 23623587.
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  24. Patel RB, Stoklosa H, Shitole S, Shitole T, Sawant K, Nanarkar M, Subbaraman R, Ridpath A, Patil-Deshmuk A. The high cost of diarrhoeal illness for urban slum households-a cost-recovery approach: a cohort study. BMJ Open. 2013; 3(4). PMID: 23558731; PMCID: PMC3641490.
  25. Ahn, R., Purcell, G., McGahan, A. M., Stoklosa, H., Burke, T. F., Conn, K., & Konstantopoulos, W. M. (2015). Innovations in Antihuman Trafficking Efforts: Implications for Urbanization and Health. In Innovating for Healthy Urbanization (pp. 79-96).
  26. Stoklosa, H. Human Trafficking: Identification, Intervention, and Prevention, 1st Edition. Nursing Curriculum. Western Schools; 2016.
  27. Chisolm-Straker, M., Alter, H., Holly Atkinson, H., Lippert,S., Losonczy, L., Miller, C., Stoklosa, H . American Public Health Association. Policy statement: Expanding and Coordinating Human Trafficking-Related Public Health Research, Evaluation, Education, and Prevention (201516). Adopted at the 2015 Annual Meeting, November 3, 2015.
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