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Angela J Nash

Angela J Nash, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS

Assistant Professor
Department of Research
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Dr. Nash is a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner with dual board certification in primary care and pediatric mental/behavioral health. Her areas of expertise include pediatric primary care and mental-behavioral health; adolescent substance misuse and disorders; recovery from substance use disorders (SUD); health problems related to prenatal alcohol and drug exposures; and reduction of stigma for patients with alcohol or drug-related problems.

A qualitative and mixed-methods researcher, Dr. Nash’s research focuses on Alternative Peer Groups and other recovery-support treatment models for adolescents with SUD and reduction of stigma for patients with alcohol or drug-related problems.

Dr. Nash received her BSN and MSN degrees from The University of Texas Austin. In 2005, she moved to Houston for a faculty appointment at Baylor College of Medicine, where she completed an Educational Fellowship designed to prepare clinicians for scholarly work. She received her doctoral degree and post-master's in Nursing Education from the Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth as a George Foundation Scholar in the Accelerated PhD Program and has been appointed to the Cizik SON faculty since 2013.

Related News Items

Hogg Foundation for Mental Health funds Nash’s research on youth substance use recovery (Nov 2016)

Nash co-authors Houston-based case study in Journal of Addictions Nursing (Jun 2016)