In it Together

A message from RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

A message from RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

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A national Culture of Health must embrace a wide variety of beliefs, customs and values. Our goal is to weave these many threads of health into the richly textured fabric we call American life.

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    RWJF Pays Tribute to Levi Watkins, Jr., MD

    Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MPH, reflects on the life of a dear colleague and friend who leaves behind an astonishing legacy that will resonate for decades to come.

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    Better Health Through Economic Opportunity

    Factors like income and employment strongly influence community health. Who better to help address these issues than the experts at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. And they mean business.

    Learn how a $1.7M RWJF-supported initiative will engage business in community wellness >
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    Bigger, Better Health Data from Patients Themselves

    New mobile apps will provide a rich source of research data on five diseases, from those who know their conditions best. The data will be collected and aggregated on a platform developed by an RWJF grantee, using a software framework developed by Apple.  

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    The Secret Life of a Great Recess

    The Secret Life of a Great Recess

    On a Playworks playground, all kids are engaged and having fun, while learning how to settle their own disagreements through play. They return to class from recess energized and ready to learn. Follow 4th grade student Kiani, who shows how recess has changed her Brooklyn elementary school and her own life, too.

    The Secret Life of a Great Recess

    On a Playworks playground, all kids are engaged and having fun, while learning how to settle their own disagreements through play. They return to class from recess energized and ready to learn. Follow 4th grade student Kiani, who shows how recess has changed her Brooklyn elementary school and her own life, too.

    #HealthRankings

    The 2015 County Health Rankings have arrived with easy-to-use snapshots of overall health for nearly every county in the nation.

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