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Who will fight for safe water for Flint kids? SPARTANS WILL.

Dr. Mona Hanna-AttishaThursday, Governor Rick Snyder announced Flint will reconnect to the Detroit water system and no longer draw water from the Flint River. The announcement follows research by Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha (CHM '02), assistant professor with Michigan State University College of Human Medicine's Department of Pediatrics and Human Development and director of Hurley Medical Center's Pediatric Residency Program. Dr. Hanna-Attisha's research shows the percentage of Flint infants and children with above average lead levels has nearly doubled since the city switched to using the Flint River as its water source.

Congratulations to Spartan MD Mona Hanna-Attisha, who continued the fight for safe water for Flint children until policy changed. Your college is proud of you!

College of Human Medicine expands Rural Community Health Program

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine has announced the expansion of its Rural Community Health Program in mid-Michigan and the Thumb area. The intent of the program is to prepare future physicians with the skills to practice within evolving community-based rural health networks. READ MORE

Two common medicines found to fight deadly childhood cancer

A combination of two medicines long used for treating other illnesses can stop the growth of a deadly childhood cancer, according to a recent study by a Michigan State University College of Human Medicine researcher who has a history of finding new uses for old drugs. READ MORE


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