ANGELA JOY NASH PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS 6901 Bertner Ave. Houston, TX Phone Fax






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ANGELA JOY NASH PhD, APRN, CPNP-PC, PMHS 6901 Bertner Ave. Houston, TX 77030

Phone 713-500-2175 Fax 713-500-2142


Bachelor of Science in Nursing University of Texas (Austin) May 1980

Master of Science in Nursing University of Texas (Austin) May 1997

Doctoral Studies in Nursing University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston) August 2013 Post-Masters Nursing Education University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston) August 2013 OTHER EDUCATION

KySS Child & Adolescent Mental Health Fellowship Sept. 2011–May 2012

National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Arizona State University

Blended online and preceptor-supervised clinical fellowship to prepare primary care clinicians to screen, identify, & provide early evidence-based interventions, and refer common mental behavioral health problems.

Educational Scholars Fellowship Program Sept. 2007-Aug2009 An inter-institutional two year fellowship to train clinicians in leadership, research, and principles of adult education


Fellow of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 1997–present

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Texas (Active) 1997-present

Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner (Pediatric Nursing Certification Board) 1997–present Certified Pediatric Primary Care Mental Health Specialist (Pediatric Nursing Certification Board) 2014-present PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Brackenridge Hospital, Austin, TX May 1980–May 1982

Staff RN Pediatrics/Pediatric ICU

Direct patient care in general pediatrics and PICU

Memorial Hospital, Colorado Springs, CO Oct. 1982–June 1987

Staff RN, NICU; Relief Charge Nurse; Preceptor Direct patient care in 25-bed unit.

Brackenridge Hospital, Austin TX Aug. 1987–April 1988

Staff RN, Pediatric ICU Direct patient care

Seton Medical Center, Austin, TX


Curriculum development and taught instructors

Staff RN Neonatal ICU July 1991–Nov. 1991

Parent Educator March 1989–April 1991

Telephone and bedside counseling of new parents. Lactation consultant. Taught Lamaze and prematurity prevention techniques to high-risk antepartum clients. Marketed classes. Oriented and evaluated nursing staff. Liaised between NICU and maternity floor. Created self-paced modules for annual certification of nursing staff on breastfeeding support.

Instrumental in change process to gain earlier introduction of direct breastfeeding of very small preemies.. Served on hospital recruiting and retention committee.

Pediatric Home Care RN April 1988 to Nov. 1988

Home nursing care of chronically ill pediatric patients.

Brackenridge Hospital Austin, TX Dec. 1991–Aug. 1993

RNC Neonatal Intensive Care

Direct patient care in an 18-bed NICU. Trained nursing staff in emotional support for parents

Austin Travis Co. Health Department, East Austin Clinic Aug. 1993–May 1997

Staff RN, Pediatrics

Primary nursing care for indigent pediatric patients. Developed and implemented a first-response emergency care system for 13 primary care clinics in the ATCHD. Designed and stocked emergency carts; wrote emergency protocols; developed systems for cart maintenance; and developed and implemented training for primary care staff on the system.

Larry Lewellyn D.O., Austin, TX June 1997–May 1998

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner

Primary care of children (age birth to 18) in a small, one-physician practice Seton Healthcare Network Skippy Express Mobile Health Team, Austin, TX

Clinic Pediatric Nurse Practitioner June 1998–Nov. 2000

Primary care on a mobile clinic serving medically underserved children in Austin and surrounding counties.

Project Coordinator/Clinic PNP May 1999–Nov. 2000

Primary care and director of mobile clinic operations. Supervised 12 staff members. Responsible for budget, outreach, program evaluation, improvement and expansion. Developed outreach literature, videos, and PSAs. Responsible to a 20-member advisory board and the director of Student Health Services. Preceptor for undergraduate and graduate nursing students. Supervised the clinical internship of UT child development students. Implemented a classroom health education program for young elementary students, using the Healthy B.A.S.I.C.S. materials. This position involved extensive communication and public speaking.

Panda Pediatrics: Dr. Theresa Velasquez Nov. 2000–Dec. 2001

CPNP (part time)


People’s Community Clinic, Austin, TX Nov. 2000–Sept. 2005 CPNP

Primary care for indigent children. Developed parent education packets . Developed and revised charting forms Provided staff education on data collection, documentation, and anticipatory guidance. Clinical preceptor for UT nurse practitioner student.

Texas Family Pediatrics, Missouri City, TX July 2010–May 2013


Part-time provider of primary care in a small general pediatric practice. Clinical preceptor for BCM and UTMB medical students and nurse practitioner students.


• Service With Heart Award Texas Children’s Hospital March 2007

• Hero of the Heart Award Ronald McDonald House Charities June 2010

• George Foundation Scholar UT Health Houston and George Foundation 2010–2013 One of a cohort of 10 selected for the Patricia L. Starck Accelerated Ph.D. Scholars Award

• Community Health and Service Award UT Health School of Nursing Faculty Aug 2013 RESEARCH INTERESTS

• Adolescent and family recovery from substance-use disorders • Addiction Education of nursing and medical students

• Use of motivational interviewing with children, adolescents, and emerging adults • Health literacy for the medically underserved


Research Award NAPNAP Foundation ($2500) July 2012-May 2013

Research Award Sigma Theta Tau-Zeta Pi ($1000) June 2012-May 2013

The Alternative Peer Group: What can “winners” from this innovative program teach us about recovery from adolescent substance use disorder? Principal Investigator

Internal award Baylor College of Medicine

Motivational Interviewing to promote weight reduction for overweight pediatric patients PI Sept. 2008–June 2009

Texas Gulf Coast Nursing Staff Development PhD scholarship award ($250) May, 2012

AMERSA travel awards Nov. 2011& Nov. 2013


Nash, A., & Bukstein, O. (2013). Primary care management of alcohol use disorders of adolescence and young adults. In D. Greydanus, G. Kaplan, K. R. Patel, & Merrick, J. (Eds.), Substance abuse in adolescents and young adults: A manual for pediatric and primary care clinicians (pp145-158). Boston: DeGruyter.


Nash, A. & Bukstein, O. (accepted for publication, 2015). Addressing Adolescent Alcohol use/abuse in Primary Care. International Journal of Child Adolescent Health. Special issue: Management of substance abuse. 8.

Nash, A. (January 1, 2013). The alternative peer group: What can "winners" from this program teach us about recovery from adolescent substance use disorder? Texas Medical Center Dissertations ( Proquest ). Retrieved from:

Nash, A., Marcus, M., Engebretson, J. & Bukstein, O. (2014). Recovery from adolescent substance use disorder: Alumni of an alternative peer group describe the process and keys to success. Manuscript submitted for publication.


Poster: An obesity program for underserved patients: Is directive counseling effective? Southern Regional Meeting Academic Pediatric Association

Feb. 12–14, 2009. New Orleans, LA

Poster: Use of motivational interviewing to promote weight reduction for overweight pediatric patients, Baylor College of Medicine Showcase of Educational Scholarship

Oct. 2, 2009. Houston, TX

Poster: Use of motivational interviewing to promote weight reduction for obese children & adolescents, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 31st Annual Conference

April 15–18, 2010. Chicago, IL

Workshop: Management of Head Trauma in the School Setting, 26th Annual Advances in School Nursing Conference (American Healthcare Institute & National Association of School Nurses)

• July 15, 2010. Houston, TX

Addiction and the teenage brain (educational presentation to parents of youth in recovery), Teen & Family Services Therapeutic After School Program & Alternative Peer Group

Jan. 24, 2012. Houston, TX

Standardized patient cases to assess third-year students’ skills in caring for the underserved, co-investigator with S. Misra, MD and PI: W. Huang MD of Baylor College of Medicine, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine annual Conference on Medical Student Education

Feb. 4, 2012. Long Beach, CA

Poster: A Critical review of adolescent substance abuse treatment models from Bronfenbrenner's developmental perspective, National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) 34th Annual Conference

April 18, 2013. Orlando, FL

Podium: What can we learn from winners of an alternative peer group about engagement in treatment for adolescent substance use disorders? Association for Medical Education & Research in Substance Abuse (AMERSA) 2013 National Conference


Poster: The Alternative Peer Group: A developmentally grounded model for adolescents with SUD. National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) 35th Annual Conference

March 11–14, 2014. Boston, MA Invitations to speak:

Speaker: Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders: the Basics. March of Dimes 19th Annual Visiting Professorship in Nursing

Conference. Scheduled September 23, 2014. Houston, TX

Speaker: Practical Tips for Managing Pediatric Alcohol Abuse . NAPNAP’s 36th Annual Conference on Pediatric Health Care March 11 -14, 2015, Las Vegas NV


Baylor College of Medicine (Houston) Section of Academic General Pediatrics Oct. 2005–June 2010 Instructor/PNP, Section of Academic General Pediatrics

Didactic Coursework

• Facilitator of small groups for BCM’s Physician Patient & Society I & II; ethics, professionalism, history, and physical skills for first year medical students [MS1] 7/2006– 5/2009 • Coordinator and instructor health literacy workshop for pediatric interns 8/2007–5/2010

• Co-Director of Medically Underserved Pathway 7/2007– 7/2010

o Coordinated, supervised, and evaluated MS3 students in their Longitudinal Ambulatory Care Experience o Developed and presented Health Literacy Seminar annuallyCo-investigator on HRSA funded curriculum

enhancement project to evaluate student skills in working with medically under-served populations using standardized patient cases

Non-Didactic Teaching

• Clinical preceptor for medical students and nurse practitioner students 10/2005-6/2010 Workshops

• Developed and taught to mobile clinic providers a12-hour workshop on use of motivational interviewing in

the clinical setting 7/2008

Patient Care Responsibilities: Ronald McDonald Care Mobile 10/2005 – 6/ 2010 • Team leader and provider of primary care for medically underserved children, ages 0 to18 on a mobile clinic

supported by Texas Children’s Hospital.

• Involved in commencement of the mobile clinic, staff development and supervision University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston) School of Nursing


Clinical Supervisor for family nurse practitioner students and assistant to track faculty 1/2012–8/2013 Clinical Supervisor for senior undergraduate nursing students in their pediatric clinical rotations 9/1/2011–4/30/12

• Team taught Pediatric Emergency Assessment and Recognition and Stabilization (PEARS) • Delivered lectures on common pediatric and adolescent health problems

University of Texas Health Science Center (Houston) School of Nursing

Assistant Professor 8 /13–present


• Co-faculty N4527 Professional Practice and Leadership for BSN’s 8/13 –12/2013 • Clinical faculty N4521-B100 Community/Public Health Nursing Clinical

Developed pre-clinical curriculum to prepare undergraduate students to apply the nursing process to the population of

people with addictive disorders 8/16/13 – present

• Clinical and Pediatric Content Assistant N-6491-100 Family Nurse Practitioner I & II 1/14/13 - 8/14/14 • Co-faculty N6165 Advanced Practice Role in Population Health 8/26/14 - present PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Editorial Panel

• Substance Abuse Journal Manuscript reviewer for special adolescent issue 3/2014 Professional Service

Memorial Hospital Colorado Springs, CO Hospital procedure committee 7/1986-6/1987 Seton Medical Center Austin, TX Children’s Specialty Council 6/1998 -5/1999 National Children’s Health Fund New York, NY Healthy B.A.S.I.C.S. committee 6/1998- 10/2000 (a national committee of member clinicians developed health education materials for school children and their parents) Professional Memberships

Member & Fellow of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) 1997-present

Member of the Academic Pediatric Association 2008–2012

Member of the Association for Medical Education & Research in Substance Abuse 2011–present Member of the National Association for Addiction Professionals 2012–2014

Member of NAPNAP Behavioral/Mental Health SIG 2012-present

Associate Member of the American Society of Addiction Medicine 2013-present Institutional Service

University of Texas Health Science Center Houston School of Nursing

• Baccalaureate Council Member 1/ 2014-present


• Qualitative Mixed Methods RIG Member 8/2014

• Research consultant: : Dr. Santa Maria’s RFA-RM-13-009 proposal: Preventing HIV and Substance Use in Homeless

Youth 1/2013-present

Community Service

• Teen and Family Services Research Committee 2014-present

• Houston Recovery Initiative Member Health Integration SIG 1/ 2014-5/2014 • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders ( FASD) Steering Committee designated by the Texas Office of Prevention of





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