Mona Hanna-Attisha: Resolve exposed Flint water crisis

November 18, 2016 - Detroit News

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha was primed from the start for her heroic role in uncovering problems in Flint’s city water system that resulted in the lead poisoning of roughly 10,000 children. The daughter of Iraqi-American scientists who fled Saddam Hussein’s dictatorship said her training and instincts compelled her to investigate and hold bureaucrats’ feet to the fire when they denied the results of her research that proved children were being poisoned.