Mona Hanna-Attisha honored with 22nd Heinz Award

September 14, 2017 - MSU Today

Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD, director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative is the recipient of the 22nd Heinz Award in Public Policy from the Heinz Family Foundation.

Hanna-Attisha is recognized by the foundation for stepping forward to expose the presence of elevated lead levels in children residing in Flint, Michigan; for her work establishing a system of comprehensive care and support for children and families affected by lead exposure; and for her efforts to ignite a renewed nationwide conversation about lead exposure and drinking water safety.

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