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John R. Meurer MD, MBA

Institute Director, Professor

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

Member of the Cancer Center


Leadership Positions

  • Chief of General Pediatrics, Medical College of Wisconsin
    Medical Director of Downtown Health Center, Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • Publications

  • Perceptions about eating healthy in WIC participants. (Kharofa RY, Meurer JR, Nelson D) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2014 Apr;53(4):403-6 PMID 23532490
  • The urban and community health pathway: preparing socially responsive physicians through community-engaged learning. (Meurer LN, Young SA, Meurer JR, Johnson SL, Gilbert IA, Diehr S, Urban and Community Health Pathway Planning Council) Am J Prev Med 2011 Oct;41(4 Suppl 3):S228-36 PMID 21961669
  • Controlling Asthma in American Cities: major themes, persistent challenges, and next steps. (Meurer JR, Lyon-Callo S) J Urban Health 2011 Feb;88 Suppl 1:30-7 PMID 21337049
  • The Childhood Asthma Control Test: retrospective determination and clinical validation of a cut point to identify children with very poorly controlled asthma. (Liu AH, Zeiger RS, Sorkness CA, Ostrom NK, Chipps BE, Rosa K, Watson ME, Kaplan MS, Meurer JR, Mahr TA, Blaiss MS, Piault-Louis E, McDonald J) J Allergy Clin Immunol 2010 Aug;126(2):267-73, 273.e1 PMID 20624640
  • Genetic aspects of the etiology and treatment of asthma. (Meurer JR, Lustig JV, Jacob HJ) Pediatr Clin North Am 2006 Aug;53(4):715-25 PMID 16873001
  • Emergency department allies: a controlled trial of two emergency department-based follow-up interventions to improve asthma outcomes in children. (Gorelick MH, Meurer JR, Walsh-Kelly CM, Brousseau DC, Grabowski L, Cohn J, Kuhn EM, Kelly KJ) Pediatrics 2006 Apr;117(4 Pt 2):S127-34 PMID 16777828
  • Medical injuries among hospitalized children. (Meurer JR, Yang H, Guse CE, Scanlon MC, Layde PM, Wisconsin Medical Injury Prevention Program Research Group) Qual Saf Health Care 2006 Jun;15(3):202-7 PMID 16751471
  • Guiding mothers' management of health problems of very low birth-weight infants. (Pridham KA, Krolikowski MM, Limbo RK, Paradowski J, Rudd N, Meurer JR, Uttech A, Henriques JB) Public Health Nurs 2006 May-Jun;23(3):205-15 PMID 16684198
  • From formation to action: How allies against asthma coalitions are getting the job done. (Butterfoss FD, Gilmore LA, Krieger JW, Lachance LL, Lara M, Meurer JR, Orians CE, Peterson JW, Rose SW, Rosenthal MP) Health Promot Pract 2006 Apr;7(2 Suppl):34S-43S PMID 16636154
  • Improving quality of care and promoting health care system change: The role of community-based coalitions. (Lara M, Cabana MD, Houle CR, Krieger JW, Lachance LL, Meurer JR, Rosenthal MP, Vega I) Health Promot Pract 2006 Apr;7(2 Suppl):87S-95S PMID 16636159
  • Childhood asthma surveillance by community coalitions. (Meurer JR, Navon L, Redd SC, Gilmore LA, Butterfoss FD, Lara M, Cohn JH, Lachance LL) Health Promot Pract 2006 Apr;7(2 Suppl):77S-86S PMID 16636158
  • Engaging health care providers in coalition activities. (Kelly CS, Meurer JR, Lachance LL, Taylor-Fishwick JC, Geng X, ArabĂ­a C) Health Promot Pract 2006 Apr;7(2 Suppl):66S-75S PMID 16636157
  • The coalition process at work: Building care coordination models to control chronic disease. (Rosenthal MP, Butterfoss FD, Doctor LJ, Gilmore LA, Krieger JW, Meurer JR, Vega I) Health Promot Pract 2006 Apr;7(2 Suppl):117S-126S PMID 16636162
  • Coding for asthma patient education in the primary care setting. (Cabana MD, Bradley J, Meurer JR, Holle D, Santiago C, Clark NM) J Med Pract Manage 2005 Sep-Oct;21(2):115-9 PMID 16302444
  • Adolescent hospital discharges associated with self-poisonings in Wisconsin, 2000-2002. (Marbella AM, Yang H, Guse CE, Meurer JR, Layde PM) WMJ 2005 Sep;104(7):59-64 PMID 16294602
  • Efforts to quit smoking by parents of children with asthma. (Meurer JR, Cohn JH, Butterfield M, Lee E, Obletz CB) WMJ 2004;103(5):70-3 PMID 15553569
  • Pediatric asthma case management: a review of evidence and an experimental study design. (Schulte A, Musolf J, Meurer JR, Cohn JH, Kelly KJ) J Pediatr Nurs 2004 Aug;19(4):304-10 PMID 15308981
  • Factors associated with physician interventions to address adolescent smoking. (Sims TH, Meurer JR, Sims M, Layde PM) Health Serv Res 2004 Jun;39(3):571-86 PMID 15149479
  • Association between infant continuity of care and pediatric emergency department utilization. (Brousseau DC, Meurer JR, Isenberg ML, Kuhn EM, Gorelick MH) Pediatrics 2004 Apr;113(4):738-41 PMID 15060221
  • Voluntary progress toward universal newborn hearing screening. (Kerschner JE, Meurer JR, Conway AE, Fleischfresser S, Cowell MH, Seeliger E, George V) Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2004 Feb;68(2):165-74 PMID 14725983
  • Incorporating quality improvement into pediatric practice management. (McInerny TK, Meurer JR, Lannon C) Pediatrics 2003 Nov;112(5):1163-5 PMID 14595063
  • Pediatric Asthma Study of the State Medical Society of Wisconsin. (Meurer JR, Helstad CP, Wiegmann SM, Kelly KJ, Fisher R, Bukstein D, Wegehaupt P) WMJ 2001;100(8):26-34 PMID 12685294
  • Parental perceptions of well-child care visits in an inner-city clinic. (Busey S, Schum TR, Meurer JR) Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2002 Jan;156(1):62-6 PMID 11772192
  • Urban Wisconsin pediatric patients using an after-hours telephone triage service: outcomes and compliance. (Frisbee SJ, Malloy M, Meurer JR, Kuhagen KA, Kini NM) WMJ 2001;100(5):55-8 PMID 11579802
  • Risk factors for pediatric asthma emergency visits. Milwaukee Childhood Asthma Project Team. (Meurer JR, George V, Subichin SJ, Malloy M, Gehring L, Milwaukee Childhood Asthma Project Team) J Asthma 2000 Dec;37(8):653-9 PMID 11192229
  • Asthma severity among children hospitalized in 1990 and 1995. (Meurer JR, George V, Subichin S, Yauck J, Layde P) Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 2000 Feb;154(2):143-9 PMID 10665600
  • The Medical Outcomes Research Project Pediatric Asthma Study. (Helstad CP, Meurer JR) WMJ 1999 May-Jun;98(3):39-40, 38 PMID 10414217
  • The awesome Asthma School Days Program: educating children, inspiring a community. (Meurer JR, McKenzie S, Mischler E, Subichin S, Malloy M, George V) J Sch Health 1999 Feb;69(2):63-8 PMID 10231738
  • Charges for childhood asthma by hospital characteristics. (Meurer JR, Kuhn EM, George V, Yauck JS, Layde PM) Pediatrics 1998 Dec;102(6):E70 PMID 9832598
  • Welfare reform and food insecurity: influence on children. (Willis E, Kliegman RM, Meurer JR, Perry JM) Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 1997 Sep;151(9):871-5 PMID 9308863
  • New models of health care in the home and in the work site. (Meurer LN, Meurer JR, Holloway R) Am Fam Physician 1997 Aug;56(2):384-6, 389 PMID 9262523
  • Clinical problems and counseling for single-parent families. (Meurer JR, Meurer LN, Holloway RL) Am Fam Physician 1996 Sep 1;54(3):864, 867-70 PMID 8784158
  • Grants and Awards

  • Population Health Improvement for Patients and Employees with Diabetes (#9520277 04/01/2013 - 03/31/2017) Sponsor: AHW-Research and Education Program
  • Community Information Systems: Linking Data to Improve Health (#9510158 01/01/2014 - 12/31/2015) Sponsor: AHW-Healthier Wisconsin Partnership Program
  • Allergist Outreach Asthma Education for Primary Care Practices (#9204403 01/01/2007 - 12/31/2007) Sponsor: Children's Health Systems Inc
  • Youth Violence Prevention through Community Capacity Building - Implementation Phase Proposal (#9510117 02/01/2010 - 06/30/2015) Sponsor: AHW-Research and Education Program
  • MPH Distance Learning Program (#9520052 08/01/2006 - 06/30/2015) Sponsor: Endowment
  • Advancing Mental Health in Milwaukee through Inter-Professional Education Opportunities (#9208556 04/01/2014 - 03/31/2015) Sponsor: Faye McBeath Foundation
  • Children with Special Health Care Needs (#9203174 01/01/2004 - 12/31/2004) Sponsor: Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
  • CDC Asthma Capacity Building Program (#9203110 09/30/2003 - 10/13/2004) Sponsor: State of Wisconsin