Timothy Wolff, M.D.

Professor

Department: Psychiatry

Biography

Dr. Wolff obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology at Brown University in 1979. He went on to obtain his medical degree at U.T. Southwestern in 1983. Dr. Wolff did his internship and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine, completing it in 1987. Dr. Wolff joined the U.T. Southwestern Faculty in 1987. Dr. Wolff?s clinical expertise is in the area(s) of adult outpatient psychiatry, suicide, and student mental health. Currently, Dr. Wolff serves as the assistant medical director at the Parkland Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic and is a professor of psychiatry. In addition, he is a staff psychiatrist at U.T. Southwestern Medical Center Student Health Services. Dr. Wolff is a lecturer and supervisor of psychiatry residents. He is an associate residency training director for the psychiatry department. Dr. Wolff?s research participation has been in the area(s) of novel antipsychotics, suicide, and electroconvulsive therapy. Dr. Wolff has been honored by receiving the following awards: American Psychiatric Association Distinguished Fellow and Exemplary Psychiatrist Award from the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill. In addition, Dr. Wolff is a member of the North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians (past president)and the Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians. Dr. Wolff is a past president of the U.T. Southwestern Medical School Faculty Senate.

Education

Medical School UT Southwestern Medical Center (1983)
Internship Baylor College of Medicine (1984), Psychiatry
Residency Baylor College of Medicine (1987), Psychiatry

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Adjustment Disorder (life stressors, grief, trauma)
  • Anxiety Disorder
  • Depression

Research Interests

  • depression
  • psychotherapy
  • student mental health
  • suicide

Publications

Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

Structured diagnostic assessment and depot fluphenazine treatment of multiple suicide attempters in the emergency department

Battaglia, Wolff, Wagner-Johnson, Rush, Carmody, Ramirez-Bosco International Clinical Psychopharmacology 1999 vol 14 no 6 361-372

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Honors/Awards

  • Nancy C.A. Roeske
    Certificate in Excellence in Medical Student Education, American Psychiatric Associate (2005)
  • Distinguished Fellow
    American Psychiatric Association (2003)
  • Fellow
    American Psychiatric Association (1995)
  • Exemplary Psychiatrist Award
    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill (1994)
  • Eugen Kahn Award
    for Psychiatric Excellence, Baylor College of Medicine (1987)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Psychiatric Association
  • North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians
  • Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians
  • TMA & DCMS