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Cheryl A. Maurana PhD

Cheryl A. Maurana PhD

VP Academic Outreach, Director, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Institute for Health and Society
Division: Administration
Program: Administration

Member of the Cancer Center


Leadership Positions

  • Senior Associate Dean for Institutional and Community Engagement, Vice President for Strategic Outreach; Director of the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Endowment, and Professor of Health and Society
  • Publications

  • Endowment Transitions from Grantmaker to Changemaker (Maurana C and Kerschner J) The Wisconsin Medical Journal
  • Development underway for new community medical education campuses. (Raymond JR Sr, Maurana CA, Kerschner JE) WMJ 2012 Oct;111(5):240-1 PMID 23189459
  • A model to translate evidence-based interventions into community practice. (Layde PM, Christiansen AL, Peterson DJ, Guse CE, Maurana CA, Brandenburg T) Am J Public Health 2012 Apr;102(4):617-24 PMID 22397341
  • Partnerships to address social determinants of health. (Lucey P, Maurana CA) Nurs Econ 2007 May-Jun;25(3):179-82 PMID 17803004
  • Overcoming barriers to effective community-based participatory research in US medical schools. (Ahmed SM, Beck B, Maurana CA, Newton G) Educ Health (Abingdon) 2004 Jul;17(2):141-51 PMID 15763757
  • The Milwaukee General Assistance Medical Program: patient perspectives on primary care in an urban safety net. (Young S, Wolff M, Lucey P, Maurana CA) WMJ 2004;103(7):56-60 PMID 15696835
  • Leadership in a public housing community. (Wolff M, Young S, Beck B, Maurana CA, Murphy M, Holifield J, Aitch C) J Health Commun 2004 Mar-Apr;9(2):119-26 PMID 15204823
  • Service-learning in healthy aging for medical students and family medicine residents. (Young S, Bates T, Wolff M, Maurana CA) Educ Health (Abingdon) 2002;15(3):353-61 PMID 14741943
  • Working with our communities: moving from service to scholarship in the health professions. (Maurana CA, Wolff M, Beck BJ, Simpson DE, Community-Campus Partnerships for Health) Educ Health (Abingdon) 2001;14(2):207-20 PMID 14742019
  • Lessons learned: developing a volunteer health care program for the underserved. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA, Wymyslo TE) J Health Care Poor Underserved 2002 May;13(2):164-70 PMID 12017907
  • Involvement of family and community medicine professionals in community projects. (Beck B, Wolff M, Guse CE, Maurana CA) J Fam Pract 2002 Apr;51(4):369 PMID 11978261
  • Community advocates in public housing. (Wolff M, Young S, Maurana CA) Am J Public Health 2001 Dec;91(12):1972-3 PMID 11726377
  • The Health Action Fund: a community-based approach to enhancing health. (Maurana CA, Clark MA) J Health Commun 2000 Jul-Sep;5(3):243-54 PMID 11185024
  • Moving from medical student placement to a community-academic partnership with a rural community. (Maurana CA, Beck B, Beversdorf SJ, Newton GL) J Rural Health 2000;16(4):371-9 PMID 11218323
  • Building effective community-academic partnerships to improve health: a qualitative study of perspectives from communities. (Wolff M, Maurana CA) Acad Med 2001 Feb;76(2):166-72 PMID 11158838
  • Building effective partnerships with Wisconsin communities. (Maurana CA) WMJ 2000 Jan-Feb;99(1):31-2 PMID 10752380
  • Medical students as ambassadors to Wisconsin communities. (Maurana CA, Young SA, Basarich JR) Acad Med 2000 May;75(5):534 PMID 10824811
  • Reaching out to the underserved: a successful volunteer program. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA) Am J Public Health 2000 Mar;90(3):439-40 PMID 10705868
  • Reaching out to the underserved: a collaborative partnership to provide health care. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA) J Health Care Poor Underserved 1999 May;10(2):157-68 PMID 10224822
  • How a community-academic partnership serves as a force for change in health care and health professions education. (Maurana CA, Goldenberg K, Swart JC, Glaus KD, Goldman G, Langley AE) J Health Care Poor Underserved 1997 Feb;8(1):5-17 PMID 9019022
  • A method for assigning authorship in multiauthored publications. (Ahmed SM, Maurana CA, Engle JA, Uddin DE, Glaus KD) Fam Med 1997 Jan;29(1):42-4 PMID 9007560
  • A successful academic-community partnership to improve the public's health. (Maurana CA, Goldenberg K) Acad Med 1996 May;71(5):425-31 PMID 9114857
  • Adolescent health care: perceptions and needs of the practicing physician. (Orr DP, Weiser SP, Dian DA, Maurana CA) J Adolesc Health Care 1987 May;8(3):239-45 PMID 3583874
  • Peer review in health services research: issues and problems. (Eichhorn RL, Maurana CA) Health Serv Res 1981;16(3):267-75 PMID 7298338
  • Grants and Awards

  • Public and Community Health Consortium Operations (#9510002 02/17/2003 - 06/30/2017) Sponsor: AHW-Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program
  • Youth Violence Prevention through Community Capacity Building - Implementation Phase Proposal (#9510117 02/01/2010 - 06/30/2015) Sponsor: AHW-Research and Education Program
  • Milwaukee County Community Access Program Evaluation (#9201948 12/01/2000 - 12/31/2004) Sponsor: Milwaukee Cty Division of Health Related Programs
  • Medical Education and Research (MER) Administration (#9520178 06/01/2010 - 06/30/2017) Sponsor: AHW-Research and Education Program
  • Comprehensive Program to Strengthen Physicians (#9202078 07/01/2001 - 06/30/2006) PI of Comprehensive Program to Strengthen Physicians (#2203358)