Jim B. Tucker, MD


M.D. Degree: University of North Carolina, 1986
Residency: Psychiatry,University of Virginia
Child Psychiatry, University of Virginia
Certification: Psychiatry
Research Interests: Children’s reports of anomalous memories
Department Web Site: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/psychiatric/
Phone: (434) 243-6950
Fax: (434) 243-6970
Email: jbt8n@virginia.edu

Nassima Ait-Daoud Tiouririne, MD


M.D. Degree: University of Medicine of Algiers, Algeria, 1992
Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine
Certification: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology
American Board of Addiction Medicine
Research Interests: Development of medications for the treatment of differenty types of addiction and understanding the biological and psychosocial underpinning of addiction.
Languages: French, Arabic
Department Web Site: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/psychiatric/
Phone: (434) 243-0563
Fax: (434) 973-7031
Email: NAT7B

Jaclyn A. Shepard, PsyD


Psy.D. Degree: American School of Professional Psychology/Argosy University 2009
Residency: University of Virginia School of Medicine (Behavioral Medicine)
Research Interests: Psychobehavioral factors and use of technology in the management of pediatric chronic illness.
Department Web Site: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/psychiatric/
Phone: (434) 924-5314
Fax: (434) 924-0185
Email: jas8rw

Lee Ritterband, PhD

RitterbandProfessor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Jennifer Penberthy, PhD


Ph.D. Degree: Virginia Commonwealth University, 1998
Residency: Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Eastern Virginia Medical School
Fellowship: Behavioral Medicine, University of Virginia
Certification: Cognitive Behavioral Analysis System of Psychotherapy (CBASP), 1997
Research Interests: Chronic depression, CBASP, accurate diagnosis of ADHD, ADHD (adult and child), physician-patient therapeutic alliance and transference issues, treatment of alcohol and substance dependence and co-morbid disorders, smoking prevention; mindfulness based cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness based relapse prevention; contemplative practices; Specializes in working with patients with both physical illnesses such as cancer, HIV, diabetes and mental health issues.

Additional research interests include; consciousness and psychology at the end of life, and research regarding the use of contemplative and mindfulness practices to enhance the abilities and performance of humans.

Department Web Site: http://med.virginia.edu/psychiatry
Phone: (434) 924-2241
Fax: (434) 243-4743
Email: jkp2n@virginia.edu

Daniel Murrie

Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Richard Merkel, MD/PhD


M.D. Degree: University of Virginia, 1979
Residency: University of Pennsylvania, 1983
Fellowship: Research Fellow, University of Pennsylvania
Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar
Senior Fellow, The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Care Economics
Certification: Psychiatry
Research Interests: Cultural psychiatry, ADHD, psychosomatics
Department Web Site: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/psychiatric/
Phone: (434) 243-4646
Fax: (434) 924-5149
Email: rlm3u@virginia.edu

Gabrielle R. Marzani-Nissen, MD


M.D. Degree: State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1998
Residency: Psychiatric Medicine, University of Virginia
Research Interests: HIV psychiatry, psycho-oncology, trauma/PTSD
Languages: Spanish
Department Web Site: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/psychiatric/
Phone: (434) 924-2241
Fax: (434) 924-5149
Email: grm2a@virginia.edu

Vishal Madaan


M.D., MBBS Degree: Postgraduate Instiute of Medical Sciences, Rohtak, India 1992
Residency: Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Fellowship: Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, NE
Certification: Psychiatry and Neurology
Child & Adolescent Psychiatry
Research Interests: ADHD, Childhood Mood and Anxiety Disorders, ADHD-Pediatric Bipolar Interface, Pediatric and Adult Psychopharmacology
Languages: Hindi, Punjabi
Department Web Site: http://www.healthsystem.virginia.edu/internet/psychiatric/
Phone: (434) 243-6950
Fax: (434) 243-6970
Email: vm8d@virginia.edu

Wendy J. Lynch, PhD

LynchWendy3Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences

Research Interests: Behavioral Pharmacology, Sex Differences, Animal Models of Addiction