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.
Education & Training
B.S. Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Champaign, IL (2003 – 2007)
Ph.D. Neuroscience Training Program, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (2007 – 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)
Awards & Honors
2007 – Graduation from UIUC Psychology with Distinction
2007 – 2009 – National Research Service Award T32-GM007507
2011 – UW Vilas Conference Presentation Funding
Primary Research Areas
Characterization of the acute and chronic effects of mild traumatic brain injury using advanced neuroimaging and blood biomarkers