Hwemudua Addictions and Health Disparities Laboratory (HAHDL)

Research Team:

Zuwena Salim

Research Scientist

Obasi Twitter

University of Houston
Associate Professor, COE Associate Dean for Research


Kristin Wilborn

Postsoctoral Fellow

Krystal Christopher

Mentee, Research Asst.

Lucia Cavanagh​

Mentee, Research Asst

Sandra Yan

Mentee, Research Asst.

Elizabeth Gill

Research Asst.

Ewune Ewane

Mentee, Research Asst.

HAHDL Facilities:

​This laboratory consists of approximately 1,737 square feet of contiguous space that is divided into eleven complexes: (1) simulated bar lounge experimental room, (2) experimental computer laboratory, (3) stress reception and preparation room, (4) acute stress experimental facility, (5) biosafety level-2 wet lab facility, (6) biomarker storage room, (7) experimental control room, (8) data processing, analysis, and training facility, (9) bar supply room, (10) project coordinator office, and (11) laboratory restroom. The HAHDL is a sound-attenuated and temperature controlled experimental complex designed to leverage cutting-edge technology to discover new ways we can improve the quality and length of life for our local communities and beyond.