Biography

Dr. Wolff obtained his undergraduate degree in Biology at Brown University in 1979 and went on to obtain his medical degree at U.T. Southwestern in 1983. Dr. Wolff completed his internship and residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in 1987, then joining the U.T. Southwestern Faculty that same year. Dr. Wolff's clinical expertise is in the areas 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 and serves as 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 areas 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. Dr. Wolff is also 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 as well.

In 2018, he was named a Super Doctor by Texas Monthly.

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Education & Training
  • Medical School - UT Southwestern Medical Center (1979-1983)
  • Internship - Baylor College of Medicine (1983-1984), Psychiatry
  • Residency - Baylor College of Medicine (1984-1987), Psychiatry
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • TMA & DCMS
  • Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians
  • North Texas Society of Psychiatric Physicians
  • American Psychiatric Association
Honors & Awards
  • Eugen Kahn Award 1987, for Psychiatric Excellence, Baylor College of Medicine
  • Exemplary Psychiatrist Award 1994, National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • Fellow 1995, American Psychiatric Association
  • Distinguished Fellow 2003, American Psychiatric Association
  • Nancy C.A. Roeske 2005, Certificate in Excellence in Medical Student Education, American Psychiatric Associate
Books & Publications
Research
  • suicide
  • student mental health
  • psychotherapy
  • depression

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