Angela Stotts, PhD

Angela Stotts, PhD

Associate Professor of Family Medicine
Director for Research Program


  • University of Houston—Ph.D. Clinical Psychology
  • University of Houston—Masters of Arts in Psychology

Board Certification

  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (TSBEP)

Dr. Stotts is a clinical psychologist and researcher specializing in behavioral and pharmacological treatments for substance use disorders, including nicotine dependence. She has been a principal or co-investigator on multiple treatment-research studies funded by NIH and other federal agencies. Specifically, she has had NIDA and NCI funding to test novel motivational interviewing and acceptance/mindfulness-based interventions for pregnant smokers and opiate abusers. She also has had HRSA funding to test a hospital-based intervention to reduce secondhand smoke in families with an infant at high respiratory risk in the neonatalintensive care unit.

Dr. Stotts holds a cross-appointment in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, as well as an appointment in the Center for Clinical Research and Evidence-Based Medicine. She is the Director of the Research Division in the Department of Family and Community Medicine, as well as the Director of the Behavioral Health and Addiction Research Program within this division. Dr. Stotts also supervises resident projects and serves as a mentor to new investigators.

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: 713.500.7606
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