September 4, 2014 | News Release
Adult obesity in the U.S. remain high. The 2014 annual report, The State of Obesity, shows that obesity rates increased in six states. See the report from Trust for America’s Health and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
September 3, 2014 | News Release
RWJF supports exceptional mid-career health professionals by giving them opportunities to participate in the health policy process at the federal level.
CDC Foundation Receives Million Dollar Grant to Advance CDC's Response to West African Ebola Outbreak
August 25, 2014 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards a $1 million grant to the CDC Foundation to try to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola epidemic.
August 11, 2014 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation president Risa Lavizzo-Mourey urges the FDA to make nutrition facts label clearer and easier to use. See her recommendations.
EDIPPP Intervention Reduces Conversion to Full-Blown Psychosis Among At-Risk Young People, Says RWJF-Funded Study
July 28, 2014 | News Release
This intervention model was found effective in preventing or slowing the progression of psychosis among youth. It warrants expansion to help youth and to alleviate the burden of mental-health related problems health care and other systems face.
July 21, 2014 | News Release
Majority of K–12 students like the school meals after they were improved based on new USDA nutrition standards, a new study finds.
WNYC Receives $1 Million Lead Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to Bolster Growing Health Unit
July 17, 2014 | News Release
Public radio's WNYC receives grant to bolster reporting on healthy living and wellness, health care economics and policy, and medical science and discovery.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program Selects Final Cohort of Elite Physician Leaders
July 10, 2014 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars program is pleased to announce the selection of 31 of the country’s most promising physician leaders, who will develop the skills to lead the transformation of America’s health and health care.
July 9, 2014 | News Release
Thirty-three individuals won an AMA, Khan Academy, and RWJF competition to create free online resources to help students prepare for the revised 2015 Medical College Admission Test® (MCAT®). Coming soon to Khan Academy collection.
NPR/RWJF/Harvard School of Public Health Poll Finds Health Most Common Major Stressful Event in Americans’ Lives Last Year
July 7, 2014 | News Release
An NPR, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and Harvard study looks at what stresses Americans out—and how to ease the strain.