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John Meurer, MD, MBA

John Meurer, MD, MBA

Professor of Pediatrics and Community Health; Director of the Institute for Health & Equity


  • Division of Community Health - Professor and Director
    Midtown Clinic | Children's Wisconsin - Pediatrician

Contact Information


BS, Marquette University
MD, University of Wisconsin-Madison
MBA, Northwestern University
Pediatrics residency, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital
Policy fellowship, David Winston Program, Washington DC



  • Co-Principal Investigator (PI), Fight COVID MKE epidemiology study, NIH
  • Co-PI, Research in Early childhood Development by Improving Resiliency and EQuiTy (REDIRECT), MCW Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin
  • Co-Investigator, Translational Workforce Development and Team Science, Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin, NIH
  • Co-Investigator, Effects of Medicaid Coverage and State-Level Delivery Approaches on Healthcare Quality, Outcomes and Costs for Adults with Diabetes, CDC

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  • Co-Director, Health Systems Management and Policy pathway for medical students
  • Director, Precision Medicine Education Program and Introductory Course
  • Director, MPH Policy and Population Health Management courses


  • General Pediatrician and Resident Educator, Children’s Medical Group-Midtown
  • Pediatrician of the Year Award, Wisconsin Chapter of the AAP

Community-Engaged Advocate

  • BizTimes Health Care Heroes Award for Co-Chairing the Cancer Center Community Advisory Board
  • Milwaukee YMCA Healthy Citizenship Award for Milwaukee Childhood Obesity Prevention
  • Catalyst for Change Award, Milwaukee Area Health Education Center

Medical College of Wisconsin Honors and Awards

  • Distinguished Service Award
  • President's Community Engagement Award
  • Society for Teaching Scholars
  • Outstanding Medical Student Teacher (7 awards)
  • Outstanding Graduate Educator (2 awards)

National Awards

  • AOA National Medical Honor Society, inducted by the University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Best Doctors in America (12 years)
  • Distinguished Service and Dedication, American Academy of Pediatrics