Nassima Ait Daoud Tiouririne

Nassima Ait Daoud Tiouririne, MD

Outpatient Psychiatry , Center for Leading-Edge Addiction Research (CLEAR)
Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences
Call 434.243.0570
Primary Location:

PO Box 800623

Charlottesville, VA 22908

Secondary Locations:
ABMS Certification:
American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology; American Board of Addiction Medicine
Research Interests:

Development of medications for the treatment of different types of addiction and understanding the biological and psychosocial underpinning of addiction

Clinical Practice:
TMS Therapy for Depression, Psychiatry Services - Adult
Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Neurobehavioral Sciences

Dr. Tiouririne graduated from Algiers University in 1992 and trained in psychiatry both at Algiers and the Univeristy of Virginia. After joining professor Johnson's research team in 1997, first as a fellow and later as a faculty, Dr. Tiouririne developed special expertise in pharmacological treatment of alcoholism and other drugs of abuse. She is well experienced with clinical trials in addiction and is very familiar with FDA regulations and good clinical practice. She is a principal investigator on multiple NIH funded projects and a co-investigator on multiple other NIH funded grants.

Her special interests are medication development for the treatment of the addictions and understanding the underpinnings of drug craving associated with treatment response. She is an associate professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Science at UVA, as well as the director of the Center for Leading-Edge Addiction Research (UVA CLEAR). Dr. Tiouririne sees patients privately and with residents within the division of outpatient psychiatry. She teaches first year medical students, undergraduate students and residents and spends the rest of her time in her research clinic.

  • 2010 - Editor in Chief of Frontiers in Addictive Behaviors
  • 2008 to Present - Active member of the NIAAA AA3 scientific review committee
  • July 2001 - Fellowship from the 7th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry 
  • June 2000 - MAAS Award
  • 1998-2000 - NIAAA Research Supplement Award for Minorities Recipient
  • 1999 - CPDD Registration Award
  • 1999 - ACNP Travel Award

University of Medicine of Algiers, Algeria, 1992
University of Virginia School of Medicine