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Institute for Health and Society


Welcome to the Institute for Health and Society website. The attached slides summarize the Institute’s mission, publications and citations, teaching awards, selected accomplishments, graduates and new personnel, major projects and activities, reorganization and alignment with MCW research priorities, and upcoming events.

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John Meurer, MD, MBA
Professor and Director
Institute for Health and Society

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Institute Faculty Highly Productive in Scholarly Publications
In 2012-13, Institute primary faculty and students published 188 articles and 5 book chapters averaging 4.6 publications per faculty member yearly. Drs. Szabo, Ahn, Tarima, Zhang, Logan, and Cassidy were the most prolific with 15-23 publications each. Drs. Beyer and Le-Rademacher had 4 and 3 first authored articles respectively. Dr. Derse wrote 4 book chapters. Publications in the highest impact journals were authored by Dr. Logan in the New England Journal of Medicine and Dr. Cassidy in Lancet.

For more information about the Institute for Health and Society, we welcome you to explore the Institute CV and publication list from 2012-2013, as well as a recent video created to highlight the value and vitality of the Institute.

Summary of Institute Goals, Personnel, Publications, Grants and Students

Publication List

Institute Video

The Institute for Health and Society wishes to acknowledge our sincere appreciation of academic and community partners, students and alumni who were recorded for this project.  We also are grateful to Tim Meulemans, Dr. John Meurer, Erin Fabian and Julie Dotson for the MCW-IHS video production. 

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The Institute for Health and Society was featured in Dean Kerschner's November Newsletter

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Notes from the Institute

Each month the Institute for Health and Society publishes a newsletter highlighting the good work, promotions and events happening in each of our Divisions.  

Archived Notes

September 2014

August 2014






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Institute for Health and Society
Health Research Center - Suite 2100
8701 Watertown Plank Road
P.O. Box 26509
Milwaukee, WI 53226-0509


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