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Keanna Smigliani

Operations and Program Manager, Ethics Institute

Keanna Smigliani is the Operations and Program Manager at the Ethics Institute. A trauma and conflict studies scholar with a special interest in holistic healing, public health policy, and the impact of trauma and violence on the human body and mind, Smigliani’s own journey living with a rare neuro-cardiac illness has informed and guided her work immensely. Having served as Program Associate at the Consortium on Gender, Security, and Human Rights, Surgical Coordinator in the Trauma, Emergency General Surgery, and Surgical Critical Care Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, as well as Research Associate at the European Center for the Study of War and Peace, she is a pursuant of the crossroads that bridge research with trauma-informed healing and social change. Her research work and story have been featured in Gordon College’s Fall 2022 issue of  STILLPOINT Magazine and The Bell.