Lizmarie Maldonado, MSPH

Lizmarie Maldonado works for The John P. Hussman Institute for Human Genomics (University of Miami) as a biostatistician, conducting genetic research for Parkinson's disease.She received a Master of Science in Public Health from the University of South Florida, after which she worked as an epidemiologist at the local health department in Miami-Dade.

  • Credentials: Master of Science in Public Health, University of Florida

Written By Lizmarie

Alcoholism Statistics and Important Facts

Alcoholism Affects Families Across the U.S. Alcoholism is an extremely serious problem in our world today, meaning that public knowledge and understanding of its symptoms and effects is highly important to reduce the statistics that show rising numbers in its causal injuries, diseases, and fatalitie... [Read More]

What are Designer Drugs?

Designer drugs—otherwise known as synthetic drugs, research drugs, or research chemicals—are manufactured to chemically resemble illicit drugs, but may be purchased legally because drug manufacturers constantly change the chemical structure to circumvent drug laws.4 In the United States, the Dr... [Read More]

Sober Living Homes and Halfway Homes

Sober living houses are living environments for those who want to maintain abstinence from alcohol and drugs.1 Maintaining abstinence is difficult without a stable, drug-free environment following treatment,2 so sober living environments were originally introduced as a safe and supportive place for... [Read More]

How to Treat Heroin Addiction

Heroin is an illegal, highly addictive opioid drug synthesized from morphine1 that can produce strong feelings of well-being and pleasure in its user.2 Despite its many serious risks, heroin remains a popular drug for both casual and regular users. A 2013 survey in the United States estimated that... [Read More]

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