Flint Mayor Karen Weaver and Chief Public Health Advisor Dr. Pamela Pugh will host a series of radio “town halls” on WFLT 1420 AM in Flint, MI.  During the segments, Dr. Weaver and Dr. Pugh will speak with various experts to provide information and answer questions on health-related topics of interest and importance pertaining to Flint residents.  Residents are invited to listen in during the following times and may call (810) 239-5733 to speak with the hosts and experts and ask questions on the following topics:

Tuesday, April 25

Topic:                 Resiliency in Communities After Stress and Trauma (ReCAST) funded by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) to promote resilience, community empowerment, and long-term well-being for families and youth, particularly in cities exposed to trauma through natural and man-made disasters or civil disturbances.

Expert Guest:      Dr. Vicki Johnson-Lawrence, Project Director, Flint ReCAST; Assistant Professor, Family Medicine, Division of Public Health; and Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology & Biostatistics College of Human Medicine Michigan State University.

Tuesday, May 2                     

Topic:                    Efforts underway to advise and provide recommendations to City officials on ways to better protect public health.
Expert Guest:       Peter Levine, Dr. Laura Carravallah and Dr. Lawrence Reynolds, Members of Genesee County Medical Society (GCMS) and the City of Flint Technical Advisory Board

Tuesday, May 9                     

Topic:                    Flint Area Community Health and Environment Partnership (FACHEP) – Legionella Study
Featured Guests: Members of FACHEP led by Wayne State and collaboration with U of M, MSU, Kettering, and others

Tuesday, May 16                  

Topic:                    The Flint registry for the long-term tracking of residents exposed to Flint water during the height of the crisis, and other community/clinical programs, policies, and evaluations underway
Expert Guest:       Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha, MSU-HURLEY Children’s Hospital Pediatric Public Health Initiative (PPHI) and partners.