Program Description: 

This educational activity is designed to improve knowledge about research methodologies and techniques for conducting effective primary care and community-engaged research, and the application of research findings in efforts to improve health and reduce disparities for vulnerable patient populations. Seminars are also designed to foster collaborations and provide attendees’ an opportunity to gain valuable feedback regarding primary care and community-engaged research. Our research focuses on identifying and administering high-quality cost-effective care and health improvement strategies to improve health care to patients seeking care at primary care clinics; and to conduct community-engaged research to address root causes that contribute to health disparities among at-risk populations in, and beyond, Milwaukee.

Target audience: 

Allied Health Care Professionals

Learning objectives: 
  • Demonstrate improved understanding of current MCW community-engaged and primary care research initiatives.
  • Describe qualitative and quantitative research approaches used in primary care and community-engaged research.
  • Identify appropriate mentors, colleagues, and community partners with whom to collaborate on primary care and community-engaged research endeavors.
  • Discuss current local, national, and international initiatives and trends related to primary care and community-engaged research.
  • Describe – and identify appropriate research strategies to address – race- and ethnicity-based health disparities.
Faculty & credentials: 

Program Director: Linda Meurer, MD


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


Melissa DeNomie
Phone number: 
+1 (414) 955-8867
Series date: 
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 12:00pm to Tuesday, December 31, 2019 - 12:00pm

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 1.0 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 1.0 hours of participation for continuing education for allied health professionals. 


Series location: 
The Medical College of Wisconsin
8701 Watertown Plank Road
HUB A7520/A7628
Milwaukee, WI 53226
United States


Sessionsort ascending Date
18229 Using qualitative research methods to examine early child development and health equity 2/11/19 02/11/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 The role of self-efficacy, social support, and the perceived environment in a weight-loss intervention for African American Breast Cancer Survivors 9/10/18 09/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Social determinants of health in clinical care: Identification and coordination 12/10/18 12/10/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Perceptions of home telehealth use among veterans with chronic illness: A mixed methods study - 5/13/19 05/13/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Humanizing the Electronic Health Record: Incorporating Context into Care 1/14/19 01/14/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Community Assets to Address Social Determinants of Health - 6/10/19 06/10/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Care Team & Patient Perspectives on Patient Contextual Data and its Impact on Communication: A Qualitative Investigation 4/8/19 04/08/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Arts-based research as a pathway to community engagement 3/11/19 03/11/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 Addressing racial disparities in health, through a paradigm shift in public health and clinical medicine: Revolutionized as hedonic and eudaimonic constructs to promote greater wellbeing (physical, mental) and longevity - October 8, 2018 10/08/2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
18229 - Using patient-generated contextual data to enhance patient activation: Preliminary results from a clinical trial 12/9/19 12/09/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm