Thomas F. Northrup, PhD

Thomas F. Northrup, PhD

Assistant Professor of Family Medicine


  • University of South Carolina—Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
  • University of South Carolina—MA in Psychology

Dr. Northrup is a clinical psychologist and researcher specializing in behavioral treatments for substance use disorders. Dr. Northrup also has psychometric research interests, particularly in the area of gender- and race-based measurement invariance. Currently he is the Site Principal Investigator for a Clinical Trials Network study with stimulant abusers. He is also the data manager/study coordinator for several other research projects, including studies involving motivational interviewing and acceptance/mindfulness-based interventions for pregnant smokers and opiate abusers, respectively. Additionally, Dr. Northrup teaches behavioral medicine to 1st–3rd year Family Medicine Residents.

Academic Address:

The University of Texas Medical School at Houston
Department of Family & Community Medicine
6431 Fannin, Suite JJL 324
Houston, Texas  77030
Telephone: 713.500.7590
FAX: 713.500.7598
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