Linda H. Aiken Celebrates 40 Years of Research and Evaluation

Linda Aiken, Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor in Nursing, professor of Sociology, and director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing, served in a leadership role at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation between 1974 and 1987.

Aiken was instrumental in the creation and monitoring of many research and evaluation initiatives, particularly RWJF's Access to Care Studies that developed measures to monitor changes in the population who have difficulty getting medical care.

Learn about the critical role Research and Evaluation has played in the evolution of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the field of philanthropy. Download the recorded September 19 webinar, “40 Years of Research and Evaluation at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Investment in access-to-care surveys: $2.7 million (1976-1994)


A Review of the National Access-to-Care Surveys (Anthology chapter)

A Framework for the Study of Access to Medical Care (HSR: Health Services Research article)

The National Profile of Access to Medical Care: Where Do We Stand? ("American Journal of Public Health" article)