Flint doc: Health initiative like 'building a plane while flying it'

March 17, 2016 - WKAR

A trio of MSU researchers gathered yesterday in Lansing to discuss aspects of the Flint water crisis. In its monthly public policy forum, the university’s Institute for Public Policy and Social Research gave guest speakers a chance to discuss the responsibilities of state and local governments in addressing the water emergency and the work being done regarding the health of Flint residents. Current State talks with two of the speakers: Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, who’s become renowned as a whistle-blower in the Flint crisis and  head of the recently launched Pediatric Public Health Initiative involving MSU and Flint’s Hurley Hospital, and Michigan State political science professor Joshua Sapotichne.