RWJF News Releases
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards IHI $4.8 Million to Help Communities Become National and Global Models of Health
January 29, 2015 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded a $4.8 million grant to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) to help communities develop capability to improve health and to spread effective community-driven approaches.
November 20, 2014 | News Release
The public health effects of laws on issues such as e-cigarettes, fracking, concussions in youth sports and school vaccination requirements will be investigated through nine new research projects funded by Public Health Law Research.
November 6, 2014 | News Release
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) convened a forum in Jersey City on November 6, 2014, to discuss how different sectors can work together to build a Culture of Health in their community.
RWJF Statement Regarding Announcement by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and American Beverage Association
September 23, 2014 | News Release
RWJF released a statement regarding the announcement by the Alliance for a Healthier Generation and American Beverage Association for continued action toward reducing the beverage calories consumed by people across the United States.
June 25, 2014 | News Release
RWJF announced the six communities chosen as winners of this year’s RWJF Culture of Health Prize. The prize honors the efforts and accomplishments of communities that are beacons of hope and progress for healthier people and families.
June 12, 2014 | News Release
RWJF announced that Leah McCall Devlin, DDS, MPH, will join the RWJF Board of Trustees in July.
RWJF Names Herminia Palacio, MD, former Head of Houston area Public Health Agency, as Senior Program Officer
May 5, 2014 | News Release
Herminia Palacio, MD, brings a broad range of academic, clinical and public policy experience to her new position.
December 19, 2013 | News Release
The public health effects of laws on issues such as prescription drug abuse, occupational health and safety, and distracted driving will be investigated through nine new research projects funded by the Public Health Law Research (PHLR) program.
December 16, 2013 | News Release
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI) has received a $378,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to convene scientists and public-health experts to explore the creation of a Human Vaccines Project.
September 11, 2013 | News Release
Despite modest improvement, America’s local health departments are still struggling to recover from the country’s economic recession