President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reflects on the mission, goals, and programs of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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Lavizzo-Mourey Named One of Top 25 Minority Executives in Health Care

Lavizzo-Mourey Named One of Top 25 Minority Executives in Health Care

The selection of RWJF's president and CEO began with a call for nominations in December. Then, the senior editors of Modern Healthcare sorted through the nominees and chose 25 based on five leadership criteria. This year's winners will be honored at a gala on July 16 in Chicago.

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Building a Culture of Health

Building a Culture of Health

What does this idea mean to you? At RWJF, it means working with all Americans to transform what it means to be a healthy nation, finding places where the seeds of a culture of health are being planted, and joining forces to build small victories. In her annual message, RWJF President & CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, reflects on making health a national priority.

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Big Day for Kids' Health

Big Day for Kids' Health

New data show a significant decline in obesity rates among kids 2 to 5. Let's Move! also announced changes to help create healthier schools and after-school programs.

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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Appointed to Smithsonian Board of Regents

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Appointed to Smithsonian Board of Regents

President Barack Obama recently signed the resolution appointing Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF's president and CEO, as a citizen regent. Her six-year term begins immediately.

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Building a Culture of Health

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reflects on how we all can work together to create a healthier America.

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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD

A national leader in transforming America's health systems so people live healthier lives and receive the health care they need. A practicing physician with business credentials and hands-on experience developing national health policy, she was drawn to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation by the opportunity, as she puts it, to "alter the trajectory and to push society to change for the better."

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