Monday, October 26, 2020 - 6:00pm
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative. She was instrumental in uncovering the Flint water crisis and leading recovery efforts. For her advocacy, she has been awarded the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, named among Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, recognized as one of USA Today’s Women of the Century. Her book, What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance, and Hope in an American City was named a 2018 New York Times 100 Notable Book. Dr. Hanna-Attisha holds a BS and MPH degree from the University of Michigan and an MD from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU CHM). She is currently a C. S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development.
Dr. Kaveh Khoshnood is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Yale School of Public Health.