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Timothy Meier_Academic Profile

Timothy B. Meier, PhD

Assistant Professor


  • Neurosurgery
    8701 Watertown Plank Rd.
    Milwaukee, WI 53226


Timothy Meier, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery at the Medical College of Wisconsin. He received his PhD from the Neuroscience Training Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 2012 and completed post-doctoral training at the Laureate Institute for Brain Research in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and at the Mind Research Network in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Dr. Meier’s research interests include performing cross-disciplinary, translational neuroimaging research to identify mechanisms of the acute pathophysiological effects of mild traumatic brain injury and their relationship to long-term neurological outcomes.

Honors and Awards

2007 – Graduation from UIUC Psychology with Distinction
2007 – 2009 – National Research Service Award T32-GM007507
2011 – UW Vilas Conference Presentation Funding


BS, Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL, 2007
PhD, Neuroscience Training Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2012
Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, Madison, 2012-2013
Post-doctoral Associate, Laureate Institute for Brain Research, Tulsa, Oklahoma, 2013-2014
Post-doctoral Associate, The Mind Research Network, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2014-2015

Research Interests

Characterization of the acute and chronic effects of mild traumatic brain injury using advanced neuroimaging and blood biomarkers