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Degree: D.O., M.A. (Bioethics)
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Dr. Jeffrey Barrows is an Obstetrician/Gynecologist who in 2005 began working with the State Department’s Trafficking in Persons office to study the health consequences of human trafficking. In May 2008, he published the article Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Professional published in the Southern Medical Journal. In 2006 he began teaching healthcare professionals how to recognize potential human trafficking victims and in June of that year, he completed a consultation on the health needs of trafficking victims in Sierra Leone and Liberia. In 2008, He founded Gracehaven, a non-profit organization working to build a rehabilitative facility for adolescent girls who are victims of child sex trafficking in Ohio. In 2014, he became a member of the Technical Working Group on health and human trafficking under HHS’s Administration for Children and Families. He is currently the VP of Education and Advocacy with Abolition International, a non-profit working to abolish sex trafficking worldwide.

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