Angela J Nash, PhD, CPNP-PC, PMHS
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.