RWJF News Releases
March 2, 2015 | News Release
Many believe their health has been impacted by negative childhood experiences.
IAVI Receives GSK Funding for the Human Vaccines Project to Accelerate Development of Vaccines for Infectious Diseases and Cancer
February 17, 2015 | News Release
The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative has received a grant from GSK to support implementation of the Human Vaccines Project, a new public-private partnership seeking to transform global disease prevention.
January 22, 2015 | News Release
The newly established Center for Digital Games Research at UC Santa Barbara will study digital media and games from a multidisciplinary perspective, and investigate their potential to engage and entertain in ways that enrich people’s lives.
“Outbreaks” Report Finds Gaps in Nation’s Ability to Respond to Ebola and Other Infectious Diseases; 25 States Reach Half or Fewer of Key Indicators
December 18, 2014 | News Release
The Ebola outbreak exposes serious underlying gaps in the nation’s ability to manage severe infectious disease threats. Understand how states perform against key indicators.
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.
Media Lab to Launch Wellness Initiative with $1 Million Grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
September 8, 2014 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation announced a $1 million grant to MIT Media Lab to create Advancing Wellness. The program explores in what ways technology can promote healthier workplaces and lifestyle behaviors.
September 5, 2014 | News Release
The annual report, The State of Obesity, found New Jersey’s adult obesity rate is now 26%, a significant increase from last year. Learn more from the Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF).
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.
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.
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.