Director, Cardiovascular Physiology Core Facility, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Tim Hacker completed his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin–Madison in 1996 in Exercise Physiology under the direction of A. James Liedtke. His doctoral work involved developing swine models of cardiac hibernation and stunning. Next, he joined the faculty at Concordia University Wisconsin to help create a new school of Physical Therapy. He returned to UW–Madison in 2000 to join the Cardiovascular Research Core Lab. He was promoted to Director in 2003 and Senior Scientist in 2010. Hacker participates in several peer-review activities, including the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research, California Institutes of Regenerative Medicine, and is a reviewer for several cardiovascular-related journals.