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Jennifer Hernandez-Meier, PhD, MSW

Jennifer Hernandez-Meier, PhD, MSW

Assistant Professor

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Jennifer Hernandez-Meier, PhD, MSW, is an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. From 6/2013-12/2018 she served as a Research Scientist in the Comprehensive Injury Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Dr. Hernandez-Meier received her Doctorate and Master of Social Work from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Certificate (minor) in Criminal Justice from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her dissertation work examined the epidemiology and prevention of polysubstance use among college students. She currently serves as President of the Midwest Injury Prevention Alliance. Dr. Hernandez-Meier’s research interests include violence and injury prevention; firearm acquisition and possession policies; the epidemiology of alcohol and drug use; and innovative policies and interventions to address substance misuse, including prescription drug monitoring programs, medical systems-based initiatives and medication assisted treatment.

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