Kate Meixner

Assistant Professor

Kate Meixner

Assistant Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Family Medicine

  • (706) 713-2209
  • Russell Hall, Room 215G, 1425 Prince Avenue, Athens, GA 30602


  • MD, Medicine University of Michigan, 2018

  • MT, Secondary Education and Teachi National - Louis University, 2009

  • BSE, Biomedical Technology/Technici University of Michigan, 2007


  • PHY GA Professional Licensing BRD, 2022

Awards & Honors

  • AAMC Star of Community Achievement award AAMC Group on Regional Medical Campuses, 2024

  • Mack T. Ruffin, IV, M.D., M.P.H. Resident Original Project Award Michigan Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 2021

  • Thomas L. Schwenk, M.D. Resident Teacher Award Michigan Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 2021

  • Dow Sustainability Fellowship Dow Sustainability Fellows Program, University of Michigan, 2017

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5212

    Mod 1: Hematology/Oncology
  • MEDI 5226

    Mod 2: GU
  • MEDI 5156

    Mod 2: Musculoskeletal
  • MEDI 5161

    Mod 3: Brain & Behavior
  • MEDI 5232

    Mod 3: Cardiopulmonary
  • MEDI 5151

    Module 1: Fundamentals

Teaching Interests

Clinical Skills, Year 1 Instructor
Small Group Learning, Year 2 Facilitator
Community and Population Health (CPH), Year 1 and Year 2 Preceptor


Selected Recent Publications

  • Health related quality of life for people with acute and chronic illnesses during SARS-CoV-2, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Patient- centered home cancer screening attitudes during SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, 2021
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Effect of a Medical Student- Led Curriculum on Teen Health Knowledge and Intentions: An Evaluation of the MiHealth Pilot Program., 2018
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Public Perception of Michigan Water Quality and Affordability: A Case Study of Benton Harbor, 2018
    Journal Article, In-House Journal
  • The Evolution of Mothers' Beliefs About Overweight and Obesity in Their Early School-Age Children, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Vulnerable populations
Underserved communities
Adolescent health
School-based health

Department Service

  • Family Medicine Interest Group (FMIG) for medical students 2023 - Present

    Role: Faculty Advisor

College Service

  • Community and Population Health / Assistant Director 2022 - Present

    Role: Other