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

2014 President's Message

At RWJF, a Culture of Health means working with all Americans to transform our nation's health, finding places where the seeds of a Culture of Health are being planted, and joining forces to build small victories. In her annual message, Risa reflects on making health a national priority.

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Seeking Buy-In From the Corporate World

Writing in the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, shares her insights into the Foundation's efforts to enlist business in building a nationwide Culture of Health.

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Students drink water at school.

RWJF Statement on Reducing Beverage Calories

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, RWJF president and CEO, congratulates the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and the beverage industry for continued action toward reducing the beverage calories consumed by people across the United States.

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Forbes Names Lavizzo-Mourey One of the "World's Most Powerful Women"

RWJF's President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey joins a long list of honorees, ranging from German Chancellor Angela Merkel to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

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RWJF President and CEO Makes New Jersey "Most Influential" List

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, joins some select company in Inside New Jersey Magazine's 100+ Club. Lavizzo-Mourey is listed among the most influential people in law and philanthropy in the state.

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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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The nation achieved historic gains in health insurance enrollment last year, but Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reminds us that there is a long way to go to build a Culture of Health that includes health insurance for all.

The nation achieved historic gains in health insurance enrollment last year, but a video from Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reminds us that there is a long way to go to build a Culture of Health that includes health insurance for all.

The nation achieved historic gains in health insurance enrollment last year, but Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reminds us that there is a long way to go to build a Culture of Health that includes health insurance for all.