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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
Member of the Cardiovascular Center

Research Experience

  • Health Services Research
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Pediatrics
  • Leadership Positions

  • Professor and Director, Institute for Health and Society
  • MCW Program / Core Facilities

  • Co-Director, Primary Care Research Fellowship
  • Educational Expertise

  • Health Systems Management and Policy Pathway
  • Science of Health Care Delivery
  • Masters of Public Health
  • Publications

  • Using group model building to understand factors that influence childhood obesity in an urban environment. (Nelson DA, Simenz CJ, OʼConnor SP, Greer YD, Bachrach AL, Shields T, Fuller BA, Horrigan K, Pritchard K, Springer JB, Meurer JR) J Public Health Manag Pract 2015 May-Jun;21 Suppl 3:S74-8 PMID: 25828225 04/02/2015
  • Incidence of behavior problems in toddlers and preschool children from families living in poverty. (Holtz CA, Fox RA, Meurer JR) J Psychol 2015 Jan-Apr;149(1-2):161-74 PMID: 25511203 12/17/2014
  • Towards Building a Bridge between Community Engagement in Research (CEnR) and Comparative Effectiveness Research (CER). (Ahmed SM, Nelson D, Kissack A, Franco Z, Whittle J, Kotchen T, Meurer JR, Morzinski J, Brandenburg T) Clin Transl Sci 2015 Apr;8(2):160-5 PMID: 25441215 PMCID: PMC4405400 12/03/2014
  • Chronic care model as a framework to improve diabetes care at an academic internal medicine faculty-resident practice. (Hariharan J, Tarima S, Azam L, Meurer J) J Ambul Care Manage 2014 Jan-Mar;37(1):42-50 PMID: 24309394 12/07/2013
  • Perceptions about eating healthy in WIC participants. (Kharofa RY, Meurer JR, Nelson D) Clin Pediatr (Phila) 2014 Apr;53(4):403-6 PMID: 23532490 03/28/2013
  • 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 10/14/2011
  • Nurse case management and housing interventions reduce allergen exposures: the Milwaukee randomized controlled trial. (Breysse J, Wendt J, Dixon S, Murphy A, Wilson J, Meurer J, Cohn J, Jacobs DE) Public Health Rep 2011 May-Jun;126 Suppl 1:89-99 PMID: 21563716 PMCID: PMC3072907 05/14/2011
  • 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 PMCID: PMC3042059 02/26/2011
  • 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 07/14/2010
  • Moderate and vigorous exercise programs in children with asthma: safety, parental satisfaction, and asthma outcomes. (Weisgerber M, Webber K, Meurer J, Danduran M, Berger S, Flores G) Pediatr Pulmonol 2008 Dec;43(12):1175-82 PMID: 19003892 11/13/2008
  • 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 07/29/2006
  • 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 06/17/2006
  • 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 PMCID: PMC2464854 06/06/2006
  • 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 05/11/2006
  • 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 04/26/2006
  • 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 04/26/2006
  • Engaging health care providers in coalition activities. (Kelly CS, Meurer JR, Lachance LL, Taylor-Fishwick JC, Geng X, Arabía C) Health Promot Pract 2006 Apr;7(2 Suppl):66S-75S PMID: 16636157 04/26/2006
  • 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 04/26/2006
  • 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 04/26/2006
  • 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 11/24/2005
  • 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 11/22/2005
  • 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 11/24/2004
  • 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 08/17/2004
  • 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 PMCID: PMC1361025 05/20/2004
  • 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 04/03/2004
  • 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 01/17/2004
  • Incorporating quality improvement into pediatric practice management. (McInerny TK, Meurer JR, Lannon C) Pediatrics 2003 Nov;112(5):1163-5 PMID: 14595063 11/05/2003
  • 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 04/11/2003
  • 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 01/12/2002
  • 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 10/03/2001
  • 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 02/24/2001
  • 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 02/09/2000
  • The Medical Outcomes Research Project Pediatric Asthma Study. (Helstad CP, Meurer JR) WMJ 1999 May-Jun;98(3):39-40, 38 PMID: 10414217 07/22/1999
  • 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 05/08/1999
  • 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 12/02/1998
  • 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 10/06/1997
  • 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 08/01/1997
  • 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 09/01/1996
  • Last update: 05/26/2015