HAHDL in Action

Blackshear Elementary Community Fair

Providing free blood pressure and BMI assessments to community members in Houston's Third Ward

Third Ward Health Fair

Providing free HbA1c, blood pressure, BMI, and CO screenings to community members in Houston's Third Ward

Fox26 Morning News

New $2M grant from UnitedHealth Foundation to address obesity and Type-2 diabetes in Third Ward and East End

HAHDL Team

Kristin Wilborn




Postdoctoral Fellow

Zuwena Salim




Research Scientist

Lucia Cavanagh



Mentee

Research Assistant

Ewune Ewane



Mentee

Research Assistant

Sandra Yan



Mentee

Research Assistant

Krystal Christopher



Mentee

Research Assistant

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.