“Human Trafficking and Healthcare: Our Role Beyond the Clinic and Hospital Walls”
Friday, January 21, 12:00pm
Kimberly Chang, MD, MPH - Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy at Asian Health Services (AHS) - Oakland, California
Dr. Chang is a Family Physician and Director of Human Trafficking and Healthcare Policy at Asian Health Services (AHS) in Oakland, California. She trained thousands of front-line multidisciplinary professionals on the human trafficking healthcare intersection, provided invited expert testimony to the US Helsinki Commission on "Best Practices in Rescuing Trafficking Victims", serves on the National Advisory Committee on the Sex Trafficking of Children and Youth in the United States, and co-founded HEAL Trafficking. She was elected as the Vice Speaker of the House on the Executive Board of Directors for the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) in 2018, and in December 2021 was announced by the White House as an intended Commissioner for the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.
This lecture will highlight the issues that create vulnerability for exploitation and trafficking and we can advocate for and support policies that increase access to systems of care and protection.
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