- Monday, October 26, 2020 at 6:00PM - 7:00PM
- Open To The Yale Community
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Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha will deliver the 2020 Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice on "Water Crisis in Flint and COVID-19 Pandemic in U.S.: Lessons Learned and Preparing for The Next Public Health Crisis." Dr. Hanna-Attisha will be in conversation with Dr. Kaveh Khoshnood and the lecture will take place virtually on Monday October 26, at 6:00 p.m.
Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha is founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, an innovative and model public health program in Flint, Michigan. A pediatrician, scientist, activist and author, Dr. Hanna-Attisha was instrumental in uncovering the Flint water crisis and leading recovery efforts. She has testified three times before the United States Congress, and her for her advocacy has been awarded the Freedom of Expression Courage Award by PEN America, named one of Time magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, recognized as one of USA Today’s Women of the Century. Dr. Hanna-Attisha’s 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 her MD from Michigan State University College of Human Medicine (MSU CHM). She completed her residency at Children’s Hospital of Michigan in Detroit. She is currently a C. S. Mott Endowed Professor of Public Health and an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Human Development and at MSU CHM.
Dr. Kaveh Khoshnood is Associate Professor of Epidemiology and Director of Undergraduate Studies at Yale School of Public Health.
The Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women's Rights.