Dr Heidi Stöckl
Diplom MSc PhD
in Social Epidemiology
15-17 Tavistock Place
Heidi Stöckl is an Associate Professor at the Social and Mathematical Epidemiology Group and the Director of the Gender Violence and Health Centre in the Department of Global Health and Development at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and an Honory Senior Lecturer in Clinical Medicine at the University of Witwatersrand. She holds a PhD in Evidence-based Social Intervention from the University of Oxford, Nuffield College, funded by a Rhodes Scholarship.
In collaboration with the Mwanza Intervention Trials Unit in Mwanza, Tanzania, funded by an ERC Starting Grant, she currently conducts the first longitudinal study on intimate partner violence among adult women in a low and middle income country. In a separate study, they are also looking at intimate partner violence among men in Mwanza.
In September, together with Dr Meghna Ranganathan, Dr Bathsheba Mahenge, Dr Mitzy Gafos and Dr Joyce Wamoyi, she has started a project on conceptualizing and understanding sexual harassment with an in-depth qualitative study in Mwanza, Tanzania, funded by the British Academy.
Global Health Lecture on Gender-based violence: https://vimeo.com/318804605
Women leaders in global health conference: GVHC Vision (23:46): https://panopto.lshtm.ac.uk/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=5a8b9477-2e70-…
A world I believe in (1:00): http://www.whatworks.co.za/resources/film-and-audio/item/75-perfectworl…
Interview for Reproductive Health Matters on Intimate Partner Homicide: http://www.rhmatters.org/
Gender-based Violence Short Course
Basic Statistics for Public Health
Health Policy, Process and Power
Principles of Social Research
Conceptual frameworks for Transferable Skills and Foundations for Sexual and Reproductive Health
Heidi's main areas of research are:
1. Prevalence, risk factors and health outcomes of intimate partner violence and women's coping strategies, with a special focus on pregnancy, adolescents and older women
2. Longitudinal studies on intimate partner violence
3. Women's economic empowerment and intimate partner violence
4. Interventions preventing and addressing intimate partner violence
5. Intimate partner homicide and femicide
6. Human traffickin, labour exploitation and trafficking for forced marriage