RWJF In the News

Collaboration, Consistency, and Community Spirit: How Durham Advances Health

08/28/2014 | Health Affairs Blog

Erika Samoff, MPH, PhD, Partnership for a Healthy Durham (N.C.) coordinator and epidemiologist at the Durham County Department of Public Health, explains how the community united to deal with a range of critical issues, not just health care access, but issues such as unemployment, education and poverty—all of which influence health.

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CDC Foundation gets $1M grant to fight Ebola

08/26/2014 | Atlanta Business Chronicle

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awarded a $1 million grant to the CDC Foundation for materials and assistance to bolster the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's response to the West African Ebola outbreak.

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Spokane County: A Community Comes Together To Improve Health And Education For Every Child

08/18/2014 | Health Affairs Blog

Spokane (Wash.) educator Ben Small describes the dramatic turnaround in educational success after local leaders banded together to create "innovative approaches to educating children of all ages." Spokane County, where local leaders identified educational success as relevant to health, was one of this year's winners of the RWJF Culture of Health Prize.

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2014 President's Message

Building a Culture of Health

At RWJF, building a Culture of Health means working as an ally to make getting healthy and staying healthy a vital part of American culture. It means spotlighting places where the seeds of healthy actions are being planted and working alongside people across the country to turn small victories into a national movement.  

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