Dr. Hansoti is an Associate Professor in Emergency Medicine at John Hopkins University (JHU). She completed her MBChB at Edinburgh University (2006) and an EM residency at the University of Chicago (2012), an MPH from JHU (2013), and a Ph.D. from the University of Cape Town (2016). She has over 75 publications, several research awards and is an active member of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Institutional Review Board (IRB). Her research focuses on the intersection of Global Health, HIV, and Implementation Science. Specifically, she seeks to evaluate the implementation of evidence-based interventions for service delivery in complex clinical environments such as the ED. Most of her research to date has been based in South Africa. Her domestic research focuses on the implementation of ED-based surveillance activities for COVID-19 and other influenza-like illnesses.
In addition to her research, a large part of her academic portfolio includes international pandemic response and capacity-building activities. Previously she served as the Learning Director for the USAID-funded, Sustaining Technical and Analytic Resources (STAR) program at PHI. With the recent COVID-19 pandemic, she has served as the COVID-19 Response and Critical Care Senior Technical Director for the Reaching Impact, Saturation and Epidemic Control (RISE) project at JHPIEGO, funded by USAID (RISE COAG # 7200AA19CA00003). In this role, she oversees the critical care COVID response across eight countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Ecuador, Guatemala, India, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, and Ethiopia). She is also the Co-PI of the CDC-funded Building Capacity for National Public Health Institutes (CDC-RFA-GH20-2107) and the Enhancing Global Health Security: Expanding Efforts and Strategies to Protect and Improve Public Health Globally (CDC-RFA-GH20-2110).
Dr. Hansoti has achieved nationally recognized success in research, education, mentorship, advising, and program building. She holds several significant service roles at Johns Hopkins University, serving as the Associate Director for Academic Programs at the Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health (CGH), and is co-director for the Public Health Scholarly Concentration (SC) course at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She is also the Director for the Center for Global Emergency Care (CGEC) and serves as the fellowship director for the International Emergency Medicine and Public Health fellowship program at Johns Hopkins University. In addition, she is the Co-PI for the Johns Hopkins site for the UJMT Fogarty fellowship consortium. She seeks to build the institutional capacity to develop global health leaders at Johns Hopkins and beyond in these roles.