ACCME Accreditation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Hours of Participation for Allied Health Care Professionals:
The Medical College of Wisconsin designates this activity for up to 1 hour of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals.

Session date: 
Monday, February 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
Hub A1015/A1035
WI 53226
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
    AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™
  • 1.00 Hours of Participation
    Hours of Participation credit.

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Program Description: 

Bring your own beverage, lunch will be provided.

Please RSVP to Carletta Rhodes at

This presentation will describe the REDIRECT Study (Research in Early Child Development to Improve Resiliency and Equity) funded by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin Program. John Meurer, MD is the Principal Investigator and Laura Cassidy, PhD and Staci Young, PhD are Co-Principal Investigators.  The study is composed of multiple discrete components involving faculty and staff from the Institute for Health and Equity including Epidemiology, Biostatistics, Bioethics, and the Center for Healthy Communities and Research.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Describe the primary aims of the REDIRECT Study.
  • Describe how a sociological lens can be applied to examine systems of pediatric care and child development.
  • Explain how a community engaged approach is utilized to assess the perspective of parents and caregivers.
Faculty & credentials: 

Program Director: Linda Meurer, MD

Presenters: Staci Young, PhD; Marie Wolff, PhD; Jared Olson, MS

Staci Young, PhD is an associate professor and director of the Center for Healthy Communities and Research. She is a medical sociologist that studies access to primary care among underserved groups, and health disparities among women of color.


Marie Wolff, PhD, is faculty in the Center for Healthy Communities and Research and a medical sociologist with over 28 years’ experience studying access to primary and specialty care for underserved populations as well as the structural determinants of health disparities.  Dr. Wolff  has extensive experience developing community-academic partnerships, evaluating community initiatives, conducting community-based research, and developing community health curricula for medical schools. 


Jared Olson, is a research associate in the Center for Healthy Communities and Research and PhD candidate in Public and Community Health. He collaborates with a number of Milwaukee communities to create community-academic partnerships that build health assets and address issues of health equity.

All persons in control of content have NO relevant financial relationships to disclose.

CME Coordinator Contact Information

Melissa DeNomie
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-8867