Dr. Howeedy, MD, serves as the Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer for the Deerfield Florida House. While Dr. Howeedy’s background is in Family and Internal Medicine, he has taken a special interest in integrative neuropsychiatry and addiction medicine, looking at root causes of behavioral health and addiction disorders from a medical perspective; with regards to its relation with the endocrine system, detoxification pathways, hormones, diet, gastrointestinal health, environmental toxic burden, and neurotransmitters. This also includes innovative treatment approaches in the field, and how diet plays a role in the healing process. Dr. Howeedy completed his undergraduate studies in Microbiology and Immunology at the University of Miami as an Honors Cum Laude Graduate and nominated by the Department for the All American Scholar Collegiate Award. He went on to obtain his medical degree from the University of South Florida in Tampa as a USF College of Medicine Scholarship Recipient, and inducted into the College of Medicine Gold Humanism Honor Society. Dr Howeedy pursued his Family Medicine training in Michigan, and served as a Clinical Resident Instructor with the College of Human Medicine at MSU.
Dr. Dodge studied Social Work and Public Health at FAU and FIU, later completing her Masters in Epidemiology and Public Health at UM. She returned back to FIU for her PhD and later her Post-doc in Computational Neuroscience. Dr Dodge is nationally recognized in the field of Substance Use, Public Health, Medical and Behavioral Integration, and cutting edge research in Neuroscience. She served as Assistant Professorin Research Faculty for University of Miami, FAU, and Nova University, and has served as Senior Health Planner/Director of Community Research for Palm Beach County, Director of Research of Clinical Care at Hazelton/Caron Treatment Centers, and Director of Neurorehabilitation at Caron Treatment Centers.
Dr. Dodge ‘s work has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals; most recently, Journal of Addictive Disorders (2015), Journal of Neurotherapy (2014), Journal of Drug Issues (2012), Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment Prevention and Policy (2011), the Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (2008), and John’s Hopkins Journal of Health for the Poor and Underserved (2009).