Nancy Haug is Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Psychology at Palo Alto University. She is core faculty in the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, and Adjunct Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Haug leads the Harm Reduction and Addiction Treatment Laboratory at Palo Alto University. Dr. Haug has ongoing collaborations at both the Stanford Psychiatry Addiction Medicine Program and the Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System. Her current research interests include implementation of evidence-based practices in addiction treatment, harm reduction practices for substance use and medical cannabis provider training. Projects include using social media platforms to provide psycho-education for opioid overdose and heavy alcohol use, as well as studying medical cannabis patients and dispensary staff members. Dr. Haug is a licensed clinical psychologist in California since 2004 and maintains a small private practice in San Jose, CA.
Dr. Haug earned a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology and Behavioral Medicine from the University of Maryland Baltimore County. She completed a clinical internship and postdoctoral fellowship at University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) in the area of public service and minority mental health. She was on the SFGH medical staff as an attending psychologist where she taught medical students and mentored psychology fellows. Dr. Haug was previously a faculty member in the UCSF School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and an Instructor at UC Berkeley Extension in the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Studies Program.
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