Bhakti Hansoti, MBChB, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Bhakti Hansoti, MBChB, MPH

Dr. Hansoti is Assistant Professor in the Johns Hopkins Department of Emergency Medicine, and honorary lecturer at the Department of Surgery at the University of Cape Town South Africa. She is also a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, and at the Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education. Dr. Hansoti’s professional interests include evaluating emergency care and acute care interventions in low resource settings internationally. This is intimately tied with development of research methodology and validated outcome metrics to suitable evaluate acute care intervention in low resource settings. Dr. Hansoti also has an interest in the ethics of acute care research in culturally diverse environments. She has worked in clinical settings in Liberia, India, Ghana, Jamaica, China, and Nepal. In 2013 Dr, Hansoti was awarded a Fogarty fellowship, developing and implementing the SCREEN (Sick Children Require Emergency Evaluation Now) program at the University of Cape Town in South Africa. In addition to her research in Cape Town, Dr. Hansoti is an instructor at the University of Cape Town and teaches two courses on clinical research methods.

She holds several national and international leadership positions in professional committees, and most recently she was named president of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy (GEMA) at SAEM, and Vice-Chair of Research for the International Federation of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Hansoti received a bachelor of biomedical sciences in medical microbiology from the University of Edinburgh, a bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery (MBChB) at the University of Edinburgh, and an MPH with a concentration in epidemiology and biostatistics from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. She conducted her emergency medicine residency at University of Chicago, in Chicago, IL, and a fellowship in international public health and international emergency medicine at the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, MD.

Bacterial Antimicrobial Resistance Patterns in Pune, India: Substudy on the Introduction of Triage to a Triage Naïve Emergency Department in Pune, India, and the Effects on Patient Flow

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Despite state-of-the-art inpatient facilities, Sassoon General Hospital (SGH) in Pune, India, does not currently have a method of triaging the large volume of patients they care for on a daily basis. Based on prior studies in low to middle income countries with underdeveloped emergency medical...