RWJF News Releases
MEDICC Receives $350,000 Grant from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation for Community Partnerships for Health Equity Program
December 4, 2014 | News Release
A Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grant allows lessons learned from the Cuban health care model, which focuses more on prevention, are used to improve population health in underserved American communities.
New Jersey Partnership for Healthy Kids Sponsored Building Healthy, Equitable Communities Conference on December 3
December 3, 2014 | News Release
Conference helped advance health equity efforts in New Jersey through environmental policies and practices.
September 23, 2014 | News Release
Researchers found that nurse understaffing and practice environments were worse at hospitals with higher concentrations of black patients, contributing to adverse outcomes for very low birth weight infants born in those facilities.
June 24, 2014 | News Release
Forty percent of Black and Hispanic patients receive worse care than their White counterparts, and such disparities accounted for an estimated $60 billion in excess costs in 2009 alone. RWJF offers tools to help address disparities in care.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Names Ginny Ehrlich, a Leader in Childhood Health, to Head Childhood Obesity Team
May 12, 2014 | News Release
RWJF appointed Ginny Ehrlich, an expert in childhood health, as director and senior program officer of the Childhood Obesity team, effective July 1, 2014.
New NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard School of Public Health Poll Finds Diabetes Top Health Concern for Latino Families
January 21, 2014 | News Release
Public Health poll released on the views of Latinos in America about their health and health care, communities, financial situation, and discrimination in their lives.
January 2, 2013 | News Release
Follow @FndgAnswers in January and receive a month of tips, tools and updates on the latest developments in disparities research, ACA implementation as it relates to disparities, and easy-to-adapt intervention models.
May 31, 2011 | News Release
Twelve communities of color and indigenous nations receive $3 million to improve access to healthy foods and safe places to play.
May 5, 2011 | News Release
Aligning Forces for Quality continues unprecedented effort to improve the quality of health care in targeted communities, reduce disparities and provide models to propel reform.
February 27, 2011 | News Release
Aligning Forces is RWJF’s signature effort to increase the overall quality of health care in 17 targeted communities nationwide.