Jonathan M. Nahmias, MD

Jonathan Nahmias

Undergraduate School
Northeastern State University

Medical School 
University of Oklahoma School of Community Medicine



Interests and Career Goals   

Psychotherapy (motivational interviewing, mindfulness-based, acceptance and commitment, dialectical behavior, cognitive behavioral and group), mental health disparities, immigrant mental health and public mental health.

Teach, practice psychiatry and psychotherapy, develop/enhance training opportunities, and develop and research public mental health projects to reduce mental health disparities. 

Favorite Pastimes   

Mindfulness meditation practices, cooking, long-distance running, walks, studying foreign languages, trying new restaurants and traveling

Strengths of the Program

The friendly, encouraging, robust and diverse faculty and leadership; the strong training and flexibility in multiple methods of psychotherapy; and the location in the beautiful Research Triangle

Research Interests

Dissemination-Implementation of best practices of SBIRT and pain and opioid management; disparities in major depressive disorder by ethnicity and spoken language; and efficacy of preventative health services to low-income families