We asked you to tell us how the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has influenced or affected you or someone you know, so we could share your stories on the Foundation's website. Here's what you said.

A Sampling of Your Stories

In Praise of Special People Who Helped Make a Significant Difference

Longtime grantee Barry Zuckerman traces the history of his involvement with RWJF, dating back to 1972.

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Mining a Treasure Trove of Essential Information about People’s Health

Mining a Treasure Trove of Essential Information about People’s Health

Patricia Flatley Brennan, national program director of Project HealthDesign, says some of the richest and most essential information about people’s health is found in their attention to the details of their own lives.

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Opening a Door on a Life Dedicated to Improving Care

RWJF Investigator and journalist Michael Millenson's landmark book on quality, and his subsequent crusade, helped radicalize a new generation.

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Helping Students Determine Community Needs, and How to Address them

Walter Zelman, director of the public health department at California State University, Los Angeles, tapped into Commission to Build a Healthier America research to inform students as they assessed local health concerns.

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Forty-Two Years of Improving Health and Health Care for Mothers, Infants and Families through Nurse-Midwifery

Ruth Watson Lubic recalls the Foundation's early history in the field of nurse-midwifery, and an old trail-blazing friend.

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