Mark your calendar: the 2018 Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction will be held on April 13, 2018 at Monona Terrace in Madison.
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP, the pediatrician whose research and persistent advocacy exposed the Flint, Michigan water crisis, provided the feature presentation.
Named one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People (2016), Dr. Hanna-Attisha soared into the national spotlight this year. She has been described as a “hero of our time” by Michigan Radio and profiled in such publications as Rolling Stone, Huffington Post, and Business Insider. At the Foundation’s 2017 event, Dr. Hanna-Attisha detailed her experience identifying and exposing the lead contamination in Flint’s water supply, demonstrating how one physician can improve health for her community, her state and across the nation.
About the Speaker
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, MPH, FAAP is director of Hurley Children's Hospital’s Pediatric Residency Program and Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development at Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine in Flint, Michigan. With a background in environmental health, Dr. Hanna-Attisha completed medical school at Michigan State University, residency and chief residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan, and public health training in health policy from the University of Michigan. In addition to educating the next generation of physicians, 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 the Flint water lead crisis.
Questions? Contact Foundation Outreach Coordinator Henry Thompson at 608.442.3756 or email@example.com.