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. In addition to her faculty role she has an active practice in a local federally qualified health center.
Her areas of expertise include pediatric primary care and mental-behavioral health; adolescent substance misuse and disorders; recovery from substance use disorders for adolescents and pregnant/parenting women; health problems related to prenatal alcohol and drug exposures; and prevention and treatment of opioid misuse and addiction.
A qualitative and mixed-methods researcher, Dr. Nashâ€™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.