Timothy J. Wolf

Tim Wolf portrait


Associate Dean for Research, Occupational Therapy Department Chair and Professor

Research at a glance

Research Topics

Research Summary

Dr. Wolf's research focuses on intervention to improve the lives of individuals who experience a neurological injury, such as stroke or cancer-related cognitive impairment.

Educational background

  • Bachelor of Science, Health Science, Pre Occupational Therapy, Truman State University
  • Master of Science, Clinical Investigation, Washington University in St. Louis
  • Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD), Washington University in St. Louis
  • Philosophy Doctorate (PhD), Rehabilitation and Participation Science, Washington University in St. Louis

Classes taught

  • OC_THR 5150 Concepts of Neuroscience
  • OC_THR 5230 Application of Evidence Based Practice
  • OC_THR 5330 Functional Cognition
  • OC_THR 8090/8095 Research Project (Mentor)

Additional certifications

  • Cognitive Orientation to daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP)
  • Certified Trainer: Cognitive Orientation to Daily Occupational Performance (CO-OP)

Select publications

Publications and information regarding scholarly activity and service may be viewed in Dr. Timothy Wolf’s curriculum vitae.



  • Dr. Wolf is the primary developer of a performance-based assessment of functional cognition called the Complex Task Performance Assessment (CTPA). The CTPA is in the public domain and can be downloaded.

In the news


Sept. 2, 2021

2021 faculty promotions