John R Meurer, MD

Pediatrics
Children’s Wisconsin since 1994

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I love helping children, families, and the Milwaukee community to be healthy and well. I also enjoy teaching and mentoring medical and graduate students and resident physicians to serve the vulnerable in society. I have led efforts to prevent childhood obesity and to control pediatric asthma and adult diabetes. I have worked at Downtown Health Center -- now Midtown Clinic -- since 1994. I direct the Institute for Health and Society which aims to improve health and advance equity through partnerships. Our epidemiologists, biostatisticians, bioethicists, and community-engaged researchers and educators work to integrate medicine with public and community health. My wife Linda Meurer is a professor of family and community medicine at MCW and leads educational programs for medical students and doctors. My three teenage children give me pride and joy. 

Certifications

  • Pediatrics

Areas of Interest

  • Pediatrics
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Education and Awards

Education

  • 1986, University of Wisconsin (PNP), MD

Residencies

    1989, Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX) - Pediatrics

Awards

  • Best Doctors in America and Southeastern Wisconsin, Business Journal of Greater Milwaukee, Milwaukee's Lifestyle Magazine, M Magazine, 2009 - 2019

  • Outstanding Medical Student Teacher Awards for health policy and urban community health pathway, 2009 - 2019

  • National Exemplary Award to Fight Asthma Milwaukee Allies for outstanding contributions to help people with asthma live active and healthy lives, 2007
  • Special Achievement Award for Distinguished Service and Dedication, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006 and 2009
  • Pediatrician of the Year, Wisconsin Academy of Pediatrics, 2005

Research and publications

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