Curriculum Vitae

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Current Positions:

Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University

Private Practice, Bronxville, NY


Education and Training:

Fellowship in Addiction Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

Fellowship in Substance Abuse Research, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY

Residency in Adult Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York, NY 

M.D. and Ph.D. in Neuroscience, Medical Scientist Training Program and Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

B.S. in Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, New York University, New York, NY            


Honors and Awards:

Louis V. Gerstner, Jr., Scholar Award, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Laughlin Fellowship, American College of Psychiatry

Leon Levy Neuroscience Fellowship, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Outstanding Resident Award, Division of Intramural Research, National Institute of Mental Health

Travel Award, Symposium on Emotion, Health Emotions Research Institute, University of Wisconsin                       

Fellowship, Summer Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College/McDonnell-Pew Foundation for Cognitive Neuroscience

Ruth Kirchstein National Research Service Award, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institutes of Health

Dean’s Scholarship, University of Iowa College of Medicine                       

First Prize for Undergraduate Neuroscience, College of Arts and Sciences, New York University

Third Prize for Undergraduate Research, College of Arts and Sciences, New York University

Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Center for Neural Science, New York University                       


Licensure and Certification:

Board-Certified in Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology

Buprenorphine Certified Provider

NY State Medical License

Federal D.E.A. Certification


Languages:

English (native), Urdu (fluent), Hindi (fluent), Punjabi (proficient), French (limited)


Teaching Activities:

Lectures on the neuroscience of addiction, The Body in Health and Disease, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Lectures on the treatment of alcohol dependence, Second-Year Psychiatry Residents, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Lectures on clinical research methods, Second-Year Psychiatry Residents, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Clinical Supervion of Third- and Fourth-Year Psychiatry Residents, Psychiatric Institute Resident's Clinic (PIRC) in Psychopharmacology, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Clinical Supervion of Third- and Fourth-Year Psychiatry Residents, Psychiatric Institute Resident's Clinic (PIRC) in Addiction Psychiatry, Columbia University/New York State Psychiatric Institute

Preceptor for Psychiatric Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

Lectures on psychophysiological techniques for Methods in Neuroscience, Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Neuroscience, University of Iowa

Teaching Assistant for Medical Neuroscience, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Iowa

Teaching Assistant for Cognitive Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Iowa.

Tutor for Medical Neuroscience, College of Medicine, University of Iowa.

Teaching Assistant for Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience, Center for Neural Science, NYU

Teaching Assistant for Physiological Psychology I, Department of Psychology, NYU


Publications:

Naqvi NH, Morgenstern J (in press). Cognitive neuroscience approaches to understanding behavior change in alcohol use disorder treatments. Alcohol Research: Current Reviews.

Naqvi NH, Kober H, Ochsner KN, Morgenstern J. Cognitive regulation of cue-induced craving in alcohol dependent and social drinkers. Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research, 39(2):343-9. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH, Tranel D, Gaznick NV & Bechara A (2014). Naqvi, N. H., et al. (2014). "The insula: a critical neural substrate for craving and drug seeking under conflict and risk." Annals of the NY Academy of Science, 1316: 53-70. - [PubMed]

Morgenstern J, Naqvi NH, DeBellis R, Breiter H (2013). The contributions of cognitive neuroscience to understanding mechanisms of behavior change in addiction. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 27(2) 336-350. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2010). The insula and drug addiction: An interoceptive view of pleasure, urges and decision-making. Brain Structure and Function, 214(5), 435-450. - [PubMed]

Bechara A & Naqvi NH (2009). The somatovisceral components of emotions and their role in decision making: Specific attention to the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. In G. Berntson & J Caccioppo (Eds.), Handbook of Neuroscience for the Behavioral Sciences. Volume 2, pp. 745-761.  Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2008). The hidden island of addiction: The insula. Trends in Neuroscience, 32(1), 56-67. - [PubMed]

Vianna EP, Naqvi N, Bechara A & Tranel D (2008). Does vivid emotional imagery depend on body signals?  International Journal of Psychophysiology, 72(1), 46-50. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH, Rudrauf D, Damasio H & Bechara A (2007). Damage to the insula disrupts addiction to cigarette smoking. Science, 315(5811), 531-534. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH, Rudrauf D, Damasio H & Bechara A (2007). Reply to Vorel et al.: Insula damage and quitting smoking. Science, 317(5836), 318. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH, Shiv B & Bechara A (2006). The role of emotion in decision-making: A cognitive neuroscience perspective. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 15(5), 260-264. - [InterScience]

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2006). Skin conductance responses are elicited by the airway sensory effects of puffs from cigarettes. International Journal of Psychophysiology, 61(6), 77-86. - [PubMed]

Rainville P, Bechara A, Naqvi NH & Damasio AR (2006). Basic emotions are associated with distinct patterns of cardiorespiratory activity. International Journal of Psychophysiology. 61(6), 5-18. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH, Tranel D & Bechara A (2006). Visceral and decision-making functions of the ventromedial prefrontal cortex. In D. Zald & S. Rauch (Eds.), The Orbitofrontal Cortex. pp.325-353. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. - [pdf]

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2006). Skin conductance: A psychophysiological approach to the study of decision-making. In C. Senior, T. Russell & M. Gazzaniga (Eds.), Methods in Mind: The Study of Human Cognition. pp.103-122. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press. - [pdf]

Khalsa SS, Rudrauf D, Naqvi NH, Damasio AR, Tranel D (2006) Looking within: Does meditative experience enhance interoceptive awareness?  Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 364.9.

Khalsa SS, Rudrauf D, Wexler A, Naqvi NH, Damasio AR & Tranel D (2006). Looking within: Does the practice of meditation modulate interoceptive awareness? Abstracts for the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society.

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2005). The airway sensory impact of nicotine contributes to the conditioned reinforcing effects of individual puffs from cigarettes. Pharmacology, Biochemistry and Behavior, 81(4), 821-829. - [PubMed]

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2005). The ventromedial prefrontal cortex represents the hedonic value of the airway sensory effects of smoking. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 74.19.

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2004). Sex differences in hedonic reactivity to the airway sensory effects of smoking. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 918.6.

Bechara A & Naqvi NH (2004). Listening to your heart: Interoceptive awareness as a gateway to feeling. Nature Neuroscience, 7(2), 102-103. - [PubMed]

Wisnowski JL, Anderson SW, Rizzo M, Damasio H, Naqvi NH & Tranel D (2003). Face and object recognition following early-onset focal brain damage.  Abstracts for the Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society.

Naqvi NH & Bechara A (2003). Emotional responses surrounding puffs from nicotinized and denicotinized cigarettes. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 918.6.

Vicario DS, Raksin JN, Naqvi NH, Thande N & Simpson HB (2002). The relationship between perception and production in songbird vocal imitation: What learned calls can teach us. Journal of Comparative Physiology, 188(11), 897-908. - [PubMed]

Vicario DS, Naqvi NH & Raksin JN (2001). Behavioral discrimination of sexually dimorphic calls by male zebra finches requires an intact vocal motor pathway. Journal of Neurobiology, 47(2), 109-120. - [PubMed]

Vicario DS, Naqvi NH & Raksin JN (2001). Sex differences in discrimination of vocal communication signals in a songbird. Animal Behaviour, 61(4), 805-817. - [Scopus]

Rainville P, Naqvi NH, Long J & Bechara A (2000). Distinct body states associated with self-evoked basic emotions. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 756.13.

Vicario DS & Naqvi NH (1997). Vive la difference: Gender preferences in zebra finch calling behavior. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, 795.23.


Invited Lectures:

“Cognitive regulation of cue-induced craving in alcohol dependent and social drinkers.”  Leon Levy Neuroscience Fellows Symposium, Rockefeller University, New York, NY, May, 2012.

“Neural systems for interoception and self-regulation in cue-induced drug craving.”  Grand Rounds, New York University Department of Psychiatry, Division of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse, New York, NY, April, 2012.

Panel Co-Chair: “The insula as a therapeutic target for nicotine dependence.”  American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Miami, FL, November 2010.

“Damage to the insula disrupts addiction to cigarette smoking.”  American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, Miami, FL, November 2010.

“Sex, drugs and impulsivity: Co-morbid cocaine dependence and ADHD.” Grand Rounds, Columbia University Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, September 2010.

“The insula and drug addiction: An interoceptive view.” Center of Excellence on Addiction, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY, June, 2010.

“Addiction: An interoceptive view.”  Outstanding Resident Award Symposium, National Institute of Mental Health, Bethesda, MD, October, 2009.

“The insula and cigarette smoking: A role for interoception in addiction?” Grand Rounds, St. Luke’s/Roosevelt Hospital Department of Psychiatry, New York, NY, February 2008.

“Obsessions, compulsions and decisions: Neural systems involved in obsessive-compulsive disorder.” M.S.T.P. Grand Rounds, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, February 2003.

“Discrimination of patterns of bodily response associated with distinct emotional states.” Annual Meeting of the International Organization of Psychophysiology, Montreal, Canada, July 2002.

© Nasir H. Naqvi, M.D., Ph.D., Psychiatrist, P.L.L.C., 2013