Substance Abuse

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Faculty Bio

Associate Professor, Behavioral and Community Health
Director, Center on Young Adult Health and Development and Director, Office of Planning and Evaluation
Other Affiliations: Center on Young Adult Health and Development, UMD Prevention Research Center, Office of the Dean
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1242Y
Phone: (301) 405-9795 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health Building | Room: 3310E
Phone: (301) 405-9053 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 2375
Phone: (301) 405-2524 |
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142DD
Phone: 301-405-8339 |
Meaghan McHugh
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 0228
Phone: (301) 405-7983 |
Associate Professor, Family Science
Chair, Undergraduate Program Committee
Campus: UMD | Building: School of Public Health | Room: 1142M School of Public Health
Phone: 301.405.4014 |

Research Projects

Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse)
This project seeks to understand the risk factors associated with the onset and continuation of drug use during and after college, and to describe the long-term academic, social, and behavioral consequences of drug use among a longitudinal cohort of college students. The investigators followed a...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Arria, Amelia
Sponsor: University of Maryland School of Medicine (via NIH - NIDA (National Institute on Drug Abuse))
A continuation of the LONGitudinal Studies of Child Abuse and Neglect (LONGSCAN), this project will address the long-term impacts of childhood maltreatment on young adult behavior, answering key questions about psychosocial and behavioral outcomes of maltreatment during the transition in adulthood...
Principal Investigator(s): 
Amelia Arria
Sponsor: NIH-National Institute on Drug Abuse
Alcohol, tobacco, nonmedical prescription drug use, and illicit drug use and related problems, which can have major consequences for personal health and safety. The focus of this application is on a potentially new risk factor for problematic ATOD use, namely, energy drinks. Energy drinks and shots...