Sadler Media Coverage

September/October 2021
How Flint Closed the Gap Between Black and White Suffering Under COVID
Mother Jones

7/16/21
Senate votes to repeal the governor’s emergency lockdown powers
ABC12

7/1/21
How Does the Legacy of Housing Discrimination Affect Food Access?
Housing Matters, an Urban Institute Initiative

6/22/21
Michigan COVID-19 restrictions lifting: What are the risks?
ABC12

4/30/21
MI GOP questions vaccine-only metric while health expert is in favor
ABC12

4/30/21
Health officials hopeful MI Vacc to Normal Plan will incentivize Michiganders
WNEM TV5

4/28/21
Previously eliminated, COVID racial disparities may be reemerging in Flint
Flint Beat

4/15/21
Race data on COVID numbers is missing in Flint as cases climb
Flint Beat

4/10/21
Mid-Michigan disease expert says more variants raise concerns for dragging out COVID-19 pandemic
ABC12

4/2/21
Mid-Michigan teen hopeful students get tested for COVID-19 after returning from Spring Break
ABC12

3/31/21
Michigan’s daily COVID-19 cases highest count since December
WNEM TV5

3/21/21
Flint on track to eliminate lead by 2022, Flint Lead Free 2021 report shows
East Village Magazine

1/17/21
Black people no longer disproportionately affected by COVID-19 in Flint, health officials say
Flint Beat

12/11/20
Grocery stores and fast-food restaurants in Flint and Detroit, only part of food disparities puzzle
Spartan Newsroom

12/1/20
December 1, The Art Lewis Radio Show
WSGW

11/17/20
How Can We Develop Resilient and Strong Cities?
MSU Public Health News

10/25/20
Transform I-475 to a boulevard? City officials offer ideas, public invited to weigh in
East Village Magazine.

9/16/20
African Americans Outpace Whites in Opioid Overdose Death Rates
MSU Today

9/15/20
School’s Neighborhood Environment Affects Academic Outcomes
MSU Today

6/4/20
Racism is a public health crisis
MSU Daily

1/28/20
America’s Water Crisis: From contamination in Flint to shortages in the southwest
RT Documentary

11/18/19
8 candidates vying for 34th District House Seat
ABC12

11/15/19
Is Opioid Treatment Available to Those Who Need It Most?
MSU Today

10/25/19
Estados Unidos, la lucha por el agua
RT en Español

4/26/19
Q&A: Richard Sadler, Mapping out the road to health equity
Bloomberg American Health Initiative

4/9/19
MSU partnerships in Flint turn toxic past into promising ‘model for the nation’
Flint Journal

4/4/19
Community gardens could lead to lower crime rates in cities
The State News

3/26/19
Planned grocery store would address ‘Food Desert’ in Flint
Flint Journal

3/14/19
Symposium to highlight ways to improve overall health in Flint
NBC25

1/29/19
Initiatives look to bring healthier foods to independent grocery stores in Detroit and Flint
Model D

1/20/19
Food is Helping Flint Recover and Reimagine Itself
Civil Eats

10/11/18
MSU research shows how your health can be affected by where you live
State News

10/10/18
A Better Future for Flint
MSU Today

8/31/18
Neighborhoods and health: How where you live impacts how you feel
Stateside

8/21/18
Where you live can affect your health
MSU Today

8/13/18
UM-Flint alumni address food security issues throughout Michigan
UM-Flint NOW

6/27/18
Junk Food around Schools Prevalent in Poorer, Urban Areas
MSU Today

6/26/18
Professor Awarded Fellowship to Advance Public Health
MSU Today

5/22/18
Crim 8K becomes 5-mile race, other route changes ahead
Flint Journal

4/27/18
Reverse Pitch: Opioid Crisis
Factory Two

4/27/18
Flint Eats app helps residents find healthy food options closest to them
ABC12

3/9/18
Michigan State researchers work to eliminate food deserts in Flint: BTN Live
BIG Big Ten Network

2/28/18
Flint study pinpoints areas in need of healthier food
WCMU Radio

2/28/18
MSU Team Makes Healthy Food More Accessible in New App
MSU Today

2/27/18
Study specifies areas in Flint that need better food options
ABC12

2/26/18
Access to healthy food lacks for Flint minority, low-income residents, study says
Flint Journal

2/26/18
Study Pinpoints Areas in Flint That Need Better Food
MSU Today

2/23/18
Flint Eats: App Makes Healthy Food Easier to Find in Flint
MSU Communication Arts & Sciences

1/29/18
Where you live shapes your health, but don't rely on zip codes to decode health disparities
Center for Health Journalism

12/23/17
Health in their hands: Flint's sixth graders share "community action" science projects
East Village Magazine

12/15/17
Sixth graders learn how to prevent diabetes
ABC12

10/24/17
Richard Sadler | Discovering a Pathway from Grief to Serve My Hometown
MSURx2017

10/9/17
Urbanization in a Global Context, Podcast: Chapter 22
Oxford University Press

10/5/17
Flint's food landscape shows signs of new life
The HUB Flint

9/21/17
Here's how Flint went from boom town to nation's highest poverty rate
The Flint Journal

8/16/17
Two Peas in a Pod (Dr. Richard Sadler at CHEWS2017)
The HEAL

7/29/17
MSU Edible Flint Food Garden Tour
Michigan State University YouTube

7/1/17
Sprucing up vacant urban land could reduce crime
The Nation's Health

6/26/17
Richard Sadler, Michigan State University - Fighting Rust Belt Blight
The Academic Minute

6/12/17
Food Deserts in Flint: What is Being Done?
The Flint Phoenix

4/22/17
MSU study finds keeping vacant lots mowed has a side benefit: lower crime rates
Michigan Radio

4/19/17
MSU study examines crime reduction through greening
WKAR

4/17/17
Well-Kept Vacant Lots Can Help Reduce Crime
MSU Today

4/3/17
Public Health Symposium Highlights Local Issues
MyCity Magazine

3/23/17
Public health researcher seeks data-driven solutions in Flint, Michigan
Johns Hopkins Magazine

3/21/17
Why do we eat the way we do? Parents have a big say
Spartan Newsroom

3/1/17
Report: Flint Crisis Couldn't Have Happened in Whiter, Wealthier Cities
Rewire

1/9/17
Looking back on how state-supported suburban flight laid foundation for Flint water crisis
Stateside

12/7/16
MSU Study Uncovers Culprits behind Flint Water Crisis
MSU Today

12/1/16
Scanning the Breadth of Michigan State University Food Systems Research and Outreach
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

11/15/16
Comment les codes postaux ont masqué la crise sanitaire de Flint
VisionsCarto

11/14/16
Sharper Focus/Wider Lens: Looking at Flint: The Past, Present and Future of the City
MSU Honors College

11/3/16
The Good Food Movement in Flint: A Snapshot
MSU Center for Regional Food Systems

10/17/16
How zip codes hid the water crisis in Flint
Stateside

9/19/16
How ZIP codes nearly masked the lead problem in Flint
The Conversation

9/16/16
Collaboration is the Key
MSU Extension

9/7/16
Parents Influence Junk Food Purchases Among School Kids
MSU Today

8/1/16
Should the Concept of a Food Desert Be Deserted?
Scientific American

7/26/16
The debut of the mobile “Flint Fresh” culinary classroom
Current State on WKAR 90.5

7/19/16
How a Mobile Market Will Boost Access to Healthy Food in Flint
CityLab

7/7/16
Mobile grocery market planned to improve Flint food options
ABC12

7/6/16
Areas in Need Get a Market on Wheels
MSU Today

6/27/16
Le Trajet Maison-école Influence les Achats de Junk-food des Enfants
Slate

6/24/16
Kids' Nutrition Determined by Neighbourhood Food Choices
Food Navigator

6/21/16
Tell Me a Story – Changing Student Perceptions About Flint (In Six Words)
Spartans Will. Serve!

6/21/16
Children's Nutrition Influenced by Local Neighborhoods
Science Daily

5/26/16
Leaders Helping Flint
MD Magazine

4/29/16
#Fight4Flint - The Dirrell Brothers Battle For Their Hometown
Spike Sports 

4/4/16
MSU researcher: Flint soil poses lead risks, especially in summer
Current State on WKAR 90.5

3/31/16
Soil could cause lead levels to rise in Flint kids
Detroit Free Press

3/31/16
Lead in Soil another Known Factor in Flint
MSU Today

3/15/16
BTN LiveBIG: Spartans, Wolverines forge a brighter future for Flint
Big Ten Network

3/8/16
2015-16 LiveBIG: UM & MSU team up to tackle Flint water crisis
Big Ten Network

3/1/16
ComArtSci + WKAR develop app that empowers Flint residents during water crisis
MSU Communication Arts & Sciences

3/1/16
MSU and WKAR develop app that empowers Flint residents during water crisis
WKAR

3/1/16
New App Could Benefit Flint Residents Affected by Lead Water
MSU Today

2/29/16
Ten Lessons from Flint: Responsible Science and Holding the Powerful Accountable
In-Training, The Agora of the Medical Student Community 

2/29/16
MSU-Flint relationship extends beyond water crisis
Lansing State Journal

2/23/16
MSU Trustees focus on Flint nutrition needs
WLNS

2/23/16
How Flint's Farmers' Market Connected With Low-Income Shoppers
CityLab

2/23/16
Discussion on the Flint Farmers’ Market
The Michael J. Thorp Morning Show on Supertalk 1570

2/21/16
Board of Trustees discusses involvement in Flint
The State News

2/19/16
MSU Extension: Trusted, humble Spartans making a difference all over Michigan
The Spartan Podcast (19:00)

2/19/16
Study finds farmers markets can increase healthy food access among the most disadvantaged
The Pump Handle on ScienceBlogs

2/19/16
In Flint, Mich., Moving the Farmers Market Drew More Poor Shoppers
The Salt on NPR

2/19/16
Four takeaways from the Board of Trustees meeting include construction projects, involvement with Flint
The State News

2/19/16
Relocated Farmers Market Is a Bright Spot in Flint
Next City

2/19/16
MSU outlines nutrition initiative for Flint children
The Detroit News

2/18/16
Flint’s Food Desert is Blossoming
Rooster’s Report

2/17/16
Beyond the Lead Water Crisis: Finding Solutions to Flint’s Most Pressing Public Health Issues
MSU Alumni Association

2/17/16
Public health expert: Flint farmers market helps improve food access
Click On Detroit

2/17/16
Feeding a city with better food sources
MSU Today 

2/9/16
A Good Move for Flint: Relocating Public Market Improves Food Access
Project for Public Spaces

2/5/16
Flint Water Crisis
College of Human Medicine Department of Family Medicine

2/5/16
Flint's Crisis Isn't Just Dirty Water -- They Need Better Food, Too
Huffington Post Taste

2/1/16
MSU Public Health Update
MSU Division of Public Health

2/1/16
MSU and Flint: Partnering for a Healthier Future
MI Spartan Impact

1/22/16
U. of Mich. 8-part course explores Flint water crisis
USA Today

1/22/16
UM-Flint Begins Free Community Course on the Flint Water Crisis
UM-Flint 

1/22/16
Water crisis seminars begin at UM-Flint
ABC12

1/21/16
Flint Water Crisis Course
University of Michigan-Flint YouTube

1/20/16
The Flint Water Disaster: A Perfect Storm of Downplaying, Denial, and Deceit
Society for the Anthropology of Food and Nutrition 

1/19/16
Dean’s Update
College of Human Medicine

1/15/16
Pediatrician to lead fight against Flint lead poisoning
The Detroit News

1/7/16
Elevated blood lead levels associated with Flint drinking water crisis in published report
Grand Blanc View 

12/21/15
Newly published study gives more evidence of elevated lead in Flint kids
The Flint Journal

12/2/14
First 2 researchers named for MSU-CHM posts in Flint
Hurley Medical Center 

12/1/14
Meet the first two Michigan State University researchers coming to Flint
The Flint Journal