Heather Gotham,Ph.D.

Associate Research Professor

Phone: 816-235-5058



Heather J. Gotham, PhD, is an Associate Research Professor within the Collaborative for Excellence in Behavioral Health Research and Practice at UMKC’s School of Nursing and Health Studies. She is evaluator and/or implementation specialist on several grants and contracts, including the Mid-America ATTC. Dr. Gotham’s research focuses on implementation of evidence-based substance abuse and mental health treatments for adolescents and adults, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT), and treatment fidelity for co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders. She also studies interprofessional education and other nursing education initiatives. Dr. Gotham provides technical assistance to states and individual treatment providers to implement evidence-based practices and assessments, and is a licensed clinical psychologist.

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