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Linda N. Meurer MD, MPH

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Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Family Medicine
Division: Academic
Program: Interdisciplinary Medical Students

Member of the Comprehensive Injury Center

I am willing to mentor a junior faculty member.

Research Experience

  • Meta-Analysis
  • Community-based Participatory Research
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Family Practice
  • Leadership Positions

  • Vice Chair for Academic Affairs, Family & Community Medicine
  • Director, Medical Student Summer Research in Aging and Injury
  • Director, Academic Fellowship in Primary Care Research
  • Co-Director, Urban and Community Health Pathway
  • Educational Expertise

  • Career Choice
  • Community Networks
  • Education, Medical, Undergraduate
  • Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Family Practice
  • Health Education
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Primary Health Care
  • Faculty Development
  • Community Partnerships

  • James Madison Academic Campus
  • Lutheran Social Services
  • Walnut Way Conservation Corp
  • Lindsay Heights Neighborhood Health Alliance
  • Milwaukee Area Health Education Center
  • United Community Center
  • Publications (56)

  • Medical student education for injury prevention: closing the gap. (Zosel A, Kohlbeck S, Davis CS, Meurer L, Hargarten S) Inj Prev 2021 Apr;27(2):201-205 PMID: 32769123 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85089525433 08/10/2020       1 Citation
  • Incorporating Community Engagement in Primary Care Research Training: Eleven-Year Outcomes. (Meurer LN, DeNomie M, Morzinski JA, Nelson DA, Meurer JR, Chandler TE, Ahmed S) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2020;14(1):63-74 PMID: 32280124 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85083248928 04/14/2020    
  • Evaluating the Career Impact of Faculty Development Using Matched Controls. (Morzinski J, Simposon D, Marcdante K, Meurer LA, Gilligan MA, Chandler T) Fam Med 2019 Nov;51(10):841-844 PMID: 31722102 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85075064904 11/14/2019    
  • Needs Assessment for Creating a Patient-Centered, Community-Engaged Health Program for Homeless Pregnant Women. (Ake T, Diehr S, Ruffalo L, Farias E, Fitzgerald A, Good SD, Howard LB, Kostelyna SP, Meurer LN) J Patient Cent Res Rev 2018;5(1):36-44 PMID: 31413995 PMCID: PMC6664343 01/30/2018    
  • Diabetes and hypertension prevalence in homeless adults in the United States: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (Bernstein RS, Meurer LN, Plumb EJ, Jackson JL) Am J Public Health 2015 Feb;105(2):e46-60 PMID: 25521899 PMCID: PMC4318300 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84921882459 12/19/2014       41 Citations
  • Community-engaged scholarship: meeting scholarly project requirements while advancing community health. (Meurer LN, Diehr S) J Grad Med Educ 2012 Sep;4(3):385-6 PMID: 23997889 PMCID: PMC3444198 09/03/2013    
  • Meeting the Scholarly Project Requirement-Application of Scholarship Criteria beyond Research. (Simpson D, Meurer L, Braza D) J Grad Med Educ 2012 Mar;4(1):111-2 PMID: 23451319 PMCID: PMC3312518 03/02/2013    
  • An analysis of elder abuse rates in Milwaukee County. (Thomson MJ, Lietzau LK, Doty MM, Cieslik L, Williams R, Meurer LN) WMJ 2011 Dec;110(6):271-6 PMID: 22324203 PMCID: PMC3921019 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84855264322 02/14/2012       14 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80053295184 10/14/2011       35 Citations
  • The Effectiveness of Educational Programs to Improve Recognition and Reporting of Elder Abuse and Neglect: A Systematic Review of the Literature. (Alt KL, Nguyen AL, Meurer LN) J Elder Abuse Negl 2011 07;23(3):213-33 PMID: 27119527 PMCID: PMC4852385 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-79960537406 07/01/2011       35 Citations
  • Salud de la mujer: using fotonovelas to increase health literacy among Latinas. (Sberna Hinojosa M, Hinojosa R, Nelson DA, Delgado A, Witzack B, Gonzalez M, Farias R, Ahmed S, Meurer L) Prog Community Health Partnersh 2010;4(1):25-30 PMID: 20364075 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-77953692225 04/07/2010       13 Citations
  • Do interventions to limit sedentary behaviours change behaviour and reduce childhood obesity? A critical review of the literature. (DeMattia L, Lemont L, Meurer L) Obes Rev 2007 Jan;8(1):69-81 PMID: 17212797 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33845630312 01/11/2007       144 Citations
  • Clinical inquiries. What lifestyle changes should we recommend for the patient with newly diagnosed hypertension? (McDonald KC, Blackwell JC, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2006 Nov;55(11):991-3 PMID: 17090361 11/09/2006       5 Citations
  • When advising patients to make lifestyle changes, be participatory, personalised, practical, and persistent (Meurer LN) Journal of Family Practice November 2006;55(11):991 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33751004426 11/01/2006    
  • Fifteen years of aligning faculty development with primary care clinician-educator roles and academic advancement at the Medical College of Wisconsin. (Simpson D, Marcdante K, Morzinski J, Meurer L, McLaughlin C, Lamb G, Janik T, Currey L) Acad Med 2006 Nov;81(11):945-53 PMID: 17065852 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33750484291 10/27/2006       47 Citations
  • Excess mortality caused by medical injury. (Meurer LN, Yang H, Guse CE, Russo C, Brasel KJ, Layde PM) Ann Fam Med 2006 Sep-Oct;4(5):410-6 PMID: 17003140 PMCID: PMC1578648 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33749647007 09/28/2006       9 Citations
  • Clinical inquiries. What is appropriate management of iron deficiency for young children? (Bhargava S, Meurer LN, Jamieson B, Hunter-Smith D) J Fam Pract 2006 Jul;55(7):629-30 PMID: 16822452 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33746044541 07/11/2006       4 Citations
  • Clinical inquiries. What is the appropriate use of sunscreen for infants and children? (Meurer LN, Jamieson B, Thurman C) J Fam Pract 2006 May;55(5):437, 440, 444 PMID: 16670041 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33646676239 05/04/2006    
  • Clinical inquiries. What is the best way to diagnose polycystic ovarian syndrome? (Meurer LN, Kroll AP, Jamieson B, Yousefi P) J Fam Pract 2006 Apr;55(4):351-2, 354 PMID: 16608676 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-33645723582 04/13/2006       2 Citations
  • Clinical inquiries. What is the interval for monitoring warfarin therapy once therapeutic levels have been achieved? (Meurer LN, Jamieson B, Guthmann R) J Fam Pract 2005 Feb;54(2):171-2 PMID: 15689295 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-14944363091 02/04/2005       2 Citations
  • Carvedilol superior to metoprolol for preventing death from CHF. (Damitz BA, Lord RW, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2003 Nov;52(11):830-2 PMID: 14599369 11/06/2003    
  • Use of B-type natriuretic peptide test. (Grauer K) J Fam Pract 2003 Apr;52(4):310; author reply 310 PMID: 12718325 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0344406291 04/30/2003    
  • Cancer recurrence and mortality in women using hormone replacement therapy: meta-analysis. (Meurer LN, LenĂ¡ S) J Fam Pract 2002 Dec;51(12):1056-62 PMID: 12540332 01/24/2003       25 Citations
  • Should patients with coronary disease and high homocysteine take folic acid? (O'Connor JJ, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2003 Jan;52(1):16-8 PMID: 12540303 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0037252054 01/24/2003       3 Citations
  • Does oral creatine supplementation improve strength? A meta-analysis. (Dempsey RL, Mazzone MF, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2002 Nov;51(11):945-51 PMID: 12485548 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036843320 12/18/2002       30 Citations
  • B-type natriuretic peptide is an accurate predictor of heart failure in the emergency department. (O'Connor J, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2002 Oct;51(10):816 PMID: 12401145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036791725 10/29/2002       1 Citation
  • A longitudinal women's health curriculum: a multi-method, multiperspective needs assessment. (Autry AM, Meurer LN, Barnabei VM, Green SS, Johnson-Masotti AP, Otto-Salaj LL, Bragg DS, Treat R, Simpson DE) Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002 Sep;187(3 Suppl):S12-4 PMID: 12235431 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036739061 09/18/2002       10 Citations
  • Personal digital assistant for "real time" assessment of women's health in the clinical years. (Autry AM, Simpson DE, Bragg DS, Meurer LN, Barnabei VM, Green SS, Bertling C, Fisher B) Am J Obstet Gynecol 2002 Sep;187(3 Suppl):S19-21 PMID: 12235433 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036738914 09/18/2002       12 Citations
  • Angiotensin receptor blockers not equivalent to ACE inhibitors for heart failure. (Slawson JG, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2002 Jun;51(6):508 PMID: 12100767 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036276153 07/09/2002    
  • Management of Helicobacter pylori infection. (Meurer LN, Bower DJ) Am Fam Physician 2002 Apr 01;65(7):1327-36 PMID: 11996414 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0036534963 05/09/2002       38 Citations
  • Self-rated health status: a new vital sign for primary care? (Meurer LN, Layde PM, Guse CE) WMJ 2001;100(7):35-9 PMID: 11816780 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035149592 01/31/2002       29 Citations
  • What is the diagnostic yield of a standardized sequential clinical evaluation of patients presenting to an emergency department with syncope? (O'Connor J, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2001 Dec;50(12):1020 PMID: 11742598 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035203914 12/18/2001       1 Citation
  • Are topical antibiotics effective in treating bacterial conjunctivitis? (Meurer LN, Slawson JG) J Fam Pract 2001 Sep;50(9):801 PMID: 11674916 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034823293 10/25/2001    
  • Treatment of peptic ulcer disease and nonulcer dyspepsia. (Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2001 Jul;50(7):614-9 PMID: 11485712 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034943737 08/04/2001       5 Citations
  • Nurturing students' interest in primary care research through summer training in meta-analysis. (Meurer LN) Acad Med 2001 May;76(5):526 PMID: 11346568 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035344096 05/11/2001    
  • Understanding the careers of physician educators in family medicine. (Simpson DE, Rediske VA, Beecher A, Bower D, Meurer L, Lawrence S, Wolkomir M) Acad Med 2001 Mar;76(3):259-65 PMID: 11242579 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035098665 03/10/2001    
  • Are antidepressants effective in the treatment of fibromyalgia, and is this effect independent of depression? (Slawson JG, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 2001 Jan;50(1):14 PMID: 11195473 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035227335 02/24/2001    
  • What is the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) among women taking third-generation oral contraceptives (OCs) in comparison with those taking contraceptives containing levonorgestrel? (Meurer LN, Slawson JG) J Fam Pract 2001 Feb;50(2):108 PMID: 11219554 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035261184 02/24/2001       1 Citation
  • Preventing acute mountain sickness. (Schnur W) J Fam Pract 2001 Jan;50(1):73, 77 PMID: 11195488 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0035148579 02/24/2001    
  • Which pharmacologic therapies are effective in preventing acute mountain sickness? (Meurer LN, Slawson JG) J Fam Pract 2000 Nov;49(11):981 PMID: 11093560 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034320283 11/28/2000    
  • Bacterial vaginosis in pregnancy and the risk of prematurity: a meta-analysis. (Flynn CA, Helwig AL, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 1999 Nov;48(11):885-92 PMID: 10907626 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033222867 07/25/2000       91 Citations
  • Research funding article is discussed. (Montgomery R, Meurer LN, Holloway RL) Fam Med 2000 May;32(5):299-300; author reply 300-1 PMID: 10820666 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0034108103 05/23/2000    
  • Fellowship program results applied locally. (Morzinski JA, Meurer L) Fam Med 1999 Sep;31(8):533 PMID: 10489632 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032888039 09/18/1999    
  • Oral versus vaginal administration of misoprostol for labor induction. (Bower DJ, Meurer LN) J Fam Pract 1999 Jan;48(1):9-10 PMID: 9934371 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032610089 02/06/1999    
  • Varicella vaccination strategies. (Meurer LN, Slawson JG) J Fam Pract 1998 Nov;47(5):331-2 PMID: 9834759 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032215293 12/03/1998       1 Citation
  • Career satisfaction among family-physician-educators. (Meurer LN, Bower DJ, Rediske VA, Simpson DE, Lawrence SL, Wolkomir MS, Beecher AC) Acad Med 1998 Oct;73(10 Suppl):S70-1 PMID: 9795656 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031665772 10/31/1998       2 Citations
  • Integrating information technology training into an established faculty development program. (Meurer LN, Simpson DE) Acad Med 1998 May;73(5):617-8 PMID: 9643943 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0032061936 06/27/1998       2 Citations
  • 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 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030836698 08/01/1997       1 Citation
  • Published literature on faculty development programs. (Meurer LN, Morzinski JA) Fam Med 1997 Apr;29(4):248-50 PMID: 9110159 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030909588 04/01/1997       25 Citations
  • A profile of family medicine scholarship 1978-1995: an analysis of national presentations. (Holloway RL, Meurer LN) Fam Med 1997 Feb;29(2):124-31 PMID: 9048174 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031051284 02/01/1997    
  • Clinical problems and counseling for single-parent families. (Meurer JR, Meurer LN, Holloway RL) Am Fam Physician 1996 Sep 01;54(3):864, 867-70 PMID: 8784158 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029816534 09/01/1996       1 Citation
  • The state of the literature on primary care specialty choice: where do we go from here? (Meurer LN, Bland CJ, Maldonado G) Acad Med 1996 Jan;71(1):68-77 PMID: 8540968 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0030054037 01/01/1996       25 Citations
  • A systematic approach to conducting a non-statistical meta-analysis of research literature. (Bland CJ, Meurer LN, Maldonado G) Acad Med 1995 Jul;70(7):642-53 PMID: 7612129 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029123754 07/01/1995       54 Citations
  • Determinants of primary care specialty choice: a non-statistical meta-analysis of the literature. (Bland CJ, Meurer LN, Maldonado G) Acad Med 1995 Jul;70(7):620-41 PMID: 7612128 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029091247 07/01/1995       290 Citations
  • Influence of medical school curriculum on primary care specialty choice: analysis and synthesis of the literature. (Meurer LN) Acad Med 1995 May;70(5):388-97 PMID: 7748384 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0029025519 05/01/1995       65 Citations
  • Adverse reactions to technetium-99m colloids. (Ponto JA) J Nucl Med 1987 Nov;28(11):1781-2 PMID: 3312518 11/01/1987       5 Citations
  • Last update: 02/14/2021