FCHES Team attends Flint Registry Celebration

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Several members of the Flint Center for Health Equity Solutions team were thrilled to join Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha and a large crowd for the kick-off celebration of the FlintRegistry.org Luther Evans (Dissemination and Implementation Science Core), Yvonne Lewis (Administrative Core), and others received mention from PI Debra Furr-Holden as Debra addressed the audience of senators, […]

Flint is mentioned in major MSU web story

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“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 […]

Three Flint Researchers Recognized and Published

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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 […]

Two Things Flint

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Did you know there is a class at Michigan State University about Flint, offered in the James Madison College?  Click here to learn more Did you know that a Flint physician and MSU alum recently gave the university $1 million to endow a professorship?  Click here to learn more

Flint Staff Dresses Up for Halloween

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Costumes The most creative Executive Assistant, Tae Blair, worked for hours to make costumes for the Flint Staff to be… drum roll… the “Spice Girls.”  See, each apron has an iron-on spice.  John’s has an iron-on “Old Spice” (deodorant).  Tae, herself, wore a cardigan sweater with the letter “B” all over it.  Can you guess […]

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

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From the Article: “Dr. Lawrence said the key aspect of CRM is building awareness for trauma informed communities. Vicki Johnson-Lawrence mentioned in MLive.com article about RECASTative 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.” […]