Three Flint Researchers Recognized and Published

Click on any of the names to go directly to the article cited!

Mona Hanna-Attisha

Hanna-Attisha, M., Lanphear, B., & Landrigan, P. (2018). Lead Poisoning in the 21st Century: The Silent Epidemic Continues. American Journal of Public Health, 108(11), 1430–1430. https://doi.org/10.2105/AJPH.2018.304725

Jennifer Johnson

Michigan State University. (2018, October 5). A hidden epidemic in the opioid crisis. Retrieved October 15, 2018, from http://msutoday.msu.edu/news/2018/a-hidden-epidemic-in-the-opioid-crisis/

Debra Furr-Holden

Michigan State University. (n.d.). A better future for Flint. Retrieved October 15, 2018, from https://msu.edu/future-for-flint/

Flint is mentioned in major MSU web story


“What we’re seeing is a coming together, with our shared values supporting us, to collectively utilize our resources,” says Furr-Holden, who came to MSU from Johns Hopkins University. “Our interventions focus on strengthening partnerships with community stakeholders, including community-based organizations and our local government, to address issues such as food access, public safety and community development in Flint.”

From the MSU story

To read the whole story, click https://msu.edu/future-for-flint/

Vicki Johnson-Lawrence mentioned in MLive.com article about RECAST

From the Article: “Dr. Lawrence said the key aspect of CRM is building awareness for trauma informative approaches.”  CRM stands for “Community Resiliency Model, a model that trains community members to focus on skills and approaches that help people balance their reaction to trauma or stressors.”

“It’s being mindful that people go through things that we may not go through and it may mean they react in ways that we don’t expect,” she said. “Stressors will never go away, but now we have skills in our tool boxes to be able to respond.”  Click here to read more!

Dr.Debra Furr-Holden: Leading For Public Health in Flint

Academic and Center PI Dr. Debra Furr-Holden was invited by Grand Valley State University to speak about the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions during September 2018.  Watch the video below!

Dr. Furr-Holden shares her personal and professional leadership lessons with the GVSU Cook Leadership Academy Fellows