UCLA event to explore links between health and labor trafficking, organ trafficking

Media Contact

Enrique Rivero
(310) 794-2273
WHAT:                                 
"Trends in Exploitation: Labor Trafficking and Organ Trafficking" is a free conference at UCLA examining the health implications of human labor trafficking and organ trafficking.  
 
WHO:
Participants will include:
 
Dr. Janet Pregler
Professor of clinical medicine at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA and director of the Iris Cantor–UCLA Women's Health Center
 
Dr. Gabriel Danovitch
Medical director of the kidney transplant program at the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
 
Dr. Susie Baldwin
Chief of the health assessment unit in the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health's Office of Health Assessment and Epidemiology
 
Vanessa Lanza
Director of partnerships for the Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking
 
Ima
Human trafficking survivor
 
 
WHEN:
8:30–11 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 20
 
WHERE:                              
Salon A (third floor) at UCLA's Covel Commons (map
330 De Neve Dr.
 
BACKGROUND:    
The event is made possible by support from the David and Lucile Packard Foundation. Co-sponsors include Coalition to Abolish Slavery and Trafficking; the UCLA Center for the Study of Women; the American Medical Women's Association, UCLA Chapter; the American Medical Women's Association, Undergraduate Division UCLA; the Anti-Trafficking and Human Rights Coalition at UCLA, the UCLA Health and Human Rights Law Project, the UCLA International Institute, and the UCLA Reproductive Rights Interest Group   
             
MEDIA CONTACT: 
Enrique Rivero, UCLA Health Sciences Media Relations, [email protected]
310-794-2273 (office) | 310-597-5768 (mobile)
 
PARKING:
Contact media relations to confirm attendance and for parking instructions.
Media Contact:
Enrique Rivero
(310) 794-2273
[email protected]