Research Assistant, Center for Substance Abuse Research, University of Maryland-College Park
• Pre-Summit Workshop: Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT)
Monday, March 28, 2016, 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Katherine Garcia-Rosales graduated from the University of Maryland-College Park in May 2015 with a bachelor’s in community health. She is currently working as a Faculty Research Assistant at the Center for Substance Abuse Research (CESAR), at the University of Maryland-College Park. Her research interests include substance abuse, with a focus on emerging drug epidemics. Ms. Garcia-Rosales also has an interest in global health and has worked extensively with Public Health Without Borders as the Peru Project Leader, completing a needs assessment and evaluation of a water sanitation and hygiene project in Compone, Peru. The findings to be presented at this workshop were completed to satisfy the research requirements for the Ronald McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program at the University of Maryland-College Park, under the supervision of Eric D. Wish, PhD. She is currently applying for admission to programs to obtain her master’s in public health/epidemiology.