Judy Wagner Named Mercy Vice President

Judy Wagner has been named vice president mission services of Mercy Health Center. Wagner served as Child Life Specialist for Via Christi Regional Medical Center, St. Francis Campus, Wichita, Kansas.

Previously she was a social worker for Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services, Wichita, Kansas.

Wagner is a familiar face and lecturer at Kansas State University. Her presentations and workshops include: Children and Violence, Coping with Childhood Cancer, Perceptions of Life and Death Between Healthy Adolescents and Adolescents with Cancer, Understanding Childrenís Grief, The Dying Child, among others.

Wagner holds a Master of Science, Family Studies and Human Service, Kansas State University, Bachelor of Science in Social Work, Bachelor of Science in Human Development and will begin working on a Master of Art, Health Care Mission in August at the Aquinas Institute of Theology, St. Louis, Missouri.

As the Vice President of Mission Services, Wagnerís duties will include promoting Mercy Health Centerís mission to provide quality, compassionate health care services, as well as assessing regional healthcare needs, researching and developing preventative health care programs and services which will benefit the region. Wagner will sit on Mercy Health Centerís Ethics Committee.