FIU: Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

FIU: Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

FIU: Stempel College unveils first clinical research lab for hookah smoking in South Florida

The Stempel College research team— Wasim Maziak (principal investigator), Dr. Ziyad Ben Taleb (project director) and Mayra Vargas-Rivera (lab manager)—are the first to evaluate this highly addictive and misunderstood tobacco use method in a clinical lab setting, as its popularity grows statewide and nationally—especially among youth.

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