Wolf, Michael*

Seminar Title: 

CPS2 - The role of a hospital pharmacist in addressing health literacy (25th Anniversary EAHP Congress - Hospital Pharmacy 5.0 - the future of patient care (2021))


Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine


United States of America

Current Status, Position

Dr Michael Wolf is currently Director of the Center for Applied Health Research on Aging (CAHRA) and Associate Vice-Chair for the Department of Medicine at the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University (Chicago, USA). He oversees the health services and clinical outcomes research enterprise addressing healthcare quality, safety and equity. He is also Professor of Medicine at James R. Webster Jr.


Dr Wolf is a cognitive/behavioural scientist and health services researcher, who received his doctorate in Social/Behavioural Sciences from the University of Illinois in 2000, MA and MPH degrees in Cognitive Science and Public Health respectively from Northwestern University. In addition, he completed a National Research Service Award (NRSA) post-doctoral fellowship also at Northwestern. In 2010-11, he served as a J. William Fulbright Distinguished Faculty Scholar to the United Kingdom. 

Research Area

Dr Wolf’s research areas include health literacy, aging, chronic disease self-management including treatment adherence, and the design of health system interventions to promote health, particularly among more medically complex, older adults living with multiple chronic conditions (MCC). 

Conflict of interest: Northwestern University has received grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation, the RRF Foundation on Aging, Amgen, Eli Lily, Lundbeck, MSD and Pfizer.

Dr Michael Wolf received consultation fees from Luto(UK), GSK, MSD, Pfizer and Sanofi.