Join the Rochambeau Readers and Dr. Michael Fine for a discussion of the Reading Across RI book for 2019.
WHAT THE EYES DON’T SEE, by Mona Hanna-Attisha, is a powerful first-hand account of the Flint water crisis, the signature environmental disaster of our time, and a riveting narrative of personal advocacy. Here is the dramatic story of how Dr. Mona used science to prove Flint kids were exposed to lead, and how she courageously went public with her research and faced a brutal backlash.
Mona Hanna-Attisha, MD is an associate professor of pediatrics and human development at Michigan State University. Dr. Mona is also the founder and director of the Michigan State University and Hurley Children's Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative, a model program to mitigate the impact of the Flint water crisis so that all Flint children grow up healthy and strong.
Michael Fine, MD has been an advocate for communities, healthcare reform and the care of under-served populations worldwide for 40 years. He was Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) from February of 2011 until March of 2015. Dr. Fine is currently Health Policy Advisor to Mayor James Diossa of Central Falls, Rhode Island and Senior Population Health and Clinical Services Officer at Blackstone Valley Health Care, Inc