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

Free Public Lecture with

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha

Pediatrician, Hurley Children's Hospital and Michigan State University

Thursday, April 20, 2017
7:00 PM
1220 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.

Video from the event

Sponsored by:

Wisconsin Environmental Health Network
Wisconsin Medical Society
Global Health Institute
Physicians for Social Responsibility
Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment

Event contact: Emily Reynolds