Frank Sosa, Psychology, Class of 2013

In the summer of 2011, Sosa worked for the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) at the University of Vermont where he was involved in psychological research for treatments involving cocaine addiction. NIDA isolates detrimental and enabling aspects of the client’s environment and alters these as best as possible to decrease cocaine use. NIDA hopes that participants will continue to abstain from drugs after the program ends. “My goal is to apply scientific research to real social situations in order to improve people’s lives as much as possible,” Sosa says

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