Human trafficking focus of Jan. 23 event by Wichita Women in Health Professions

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To boost awareness of how to identify and prevent human trafficking, Wichita Women in Health Professions is focusing on the topic at its Jan. 23 event.

The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Sunflower Room at KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1001 N. Kansas. Register now at

Panelists include Karen Countryman-Roswurm, executive director of the WSU Center for Combating Human Trafficking; Tina Peck, program coordinator of Forensic Nursing Services at Via Christi Hospitals; Cathy Turner, president and CEO, Hope Ranch for Women; and Karla Armbrister, outreach manager, Wichita Family Crisis Center.

Wichita Women in Health Professions formed last year at KUSM-Wichita to provide networking, mentoring and professional development opportunities for physicians and other health providers. To learn more, contact Julie Galliart at (316) 293-3560 or