Cracking the Case: The Flint Water Crisis and Public Health Advocacy

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Date: Thursday, April 20
Time: 7:00 PM
Speaker: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, Pediatrician, Hurley Children's Hospital and Michigan State University
Location: Ebling Auditorium Microbial Sciences Building, 1550 Linden Dr

Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, is assistant professor of pediatrics at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and director of the pediatric residency program at Hurley Children’s Hospital in Flint, Michigan. Dr. Hanna-Attisha received her bachelor’s and Master of Public Health degrees from the University of Michigan and her medical degree from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. She completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit, where she was chief of pediatric residency. Dr. Hanna-Attisha was recently heralded internationally for her study that exposed elevated lead blood levels in Flint children. Dr. Hanna-Attisha now directs the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program to research, monitor and mitigate the impact of lead in Flint’s drinking water.



For more information:
Contact Emily Reynolds
Call 608.265.2564
Visit http://nelson.wisc.edu/events/public-lectures/hanna-attisha.php

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