RWJF News Releases
November 9, 2011 | News Release
Study shows statewide rates for overweight and obesity among school-age children may be leveling off, but progress is uneven across counties.
October 31, 2011 | News Release
Research findings uncover targeted outreach to African Americans and Latinos.
July 7, 2011 | News Release
Since 1995 rates have doubled or nearly doubled in 17 states.
June 13, 2011 | News Release
President Bill Clinton to announce Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant renewal, honor 275 high-performing schools at the Healthy Schools Forum.
January 12, 2011 | News Release
Healthy Schools Program provides free expert advice and resources to schools in all 50 states as they work to prevent childhood obesity.
November 7, 2010 | News Release
Researchers release unprecedented report on fast food nutrition and marketing.
September 7, 2010 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grants to five national groups to address social justice issues driving the obesity epidemic.
July 6, 2010 | News Release
But youth of all ages seeing more fast-food ads, study finds.
February 3, 2009 | News Release, Story
RWJF President Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., says the signing (SCHIP) "extends a vital safety net for millions of hard-working parents who aren't offered insurance for their kids through their jobs, or can't afford the coverage that is offered."
States Selected to Participate in $15 Million Initiative to Increase Coverage for Uninsured Children
February 16, 2009 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation provides funding and support to maximize enrollment in CHIP and Medicaid in eight states.