Ezemenari Obasi

Professor & Associate Dean of Research
Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences 
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Research Interests
Dr. Obasi has a current program of research that focuses on the neurobiology of stress, addictions, health disparities that disproportionately affect the African American community, and cultural predictors of health behaviors.

News

This quarter HRI submitted grant submissions on a variety of topics such as addiction training,…
This event was created to help economically disadvantaged kids and their families. With…
In support of the HRI’s goal to become a national Center of Excellence, the HRI recently released a…
Dr. Daphne C. Hernandez recently received funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National…
The HRI team is excited to announce the launch of our new website and YouTube channel! Check out…
Mark your calendars for the inaugural HEALTH Research Institute (HRI) conference! Hosted by the HRI…
TOUCH's very own, Victoria Lara speaks about the importance of early prevention through…
HRI collaborated with Council Member Karla Cisneros to present the 2019 Health and Resource Fair to…
On April 27th, Project TOUCH administered free health screenings at Mason Park. Based on their…
Dr. Obasi and affiliates, Dr. Liaw and Dr. Reed, spoke on the Community Dialog on Diabetes panel…
The five-year grant will support research from the UH College of Education to investigate…
The University of Houston releases its official announcement of the HEALTH Research Institute.
TOUCH, TTTF, and UHAND programs come to East End, in collaboration with Councilwoman Karla Cisneros…
Dr. Obasi discusses treatment options for alcohol abuse that include behavioral therapy, medication…
Midway through a three-year, $2 million grant from the United Health Foundation, University of…
The University of Houston Magazine's Fall 2018 edition, titled "The Health Issue,"…
According to the American Diabetes Association, between 2002 and 2013 the average price of insulin…
The latest issue of the UH Research & Innovation Magazine focuses on the role urban…
A $2 million grant will help the institute work to prevent and treat obesity and Type 2 diabetes in…