RWJF News Releases
October 31, 2011 | News Release
Research findings uncover targeted outreach to African Americans and Latinos.
September 7, 2010 | News Release
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation awards grants to five national groups to address social justice issues driving the obesity epidemic.
June 29, 2010 | News Release
Striking disparities persist; obesity rates highest among Blacks and in Southern states.
March 18, 2009 | News Release
Treating hypertension and obesity key to heart failure prevention.
August 25, 2009 | News Release
Part of RWJF's "Aligning Forces for Quality" program, the efforts focus on improving quality of cardiac care for African-American and Hispanic patients, and more effective language services for patients who speak little English.
Finding Answers Awards More Than $1.5 Million to Evaluate Interventions Aimed at Reducing Gaps in Health Care Among U.S. Racial and Ethnic Groups
October 19, 2009 | News Release
Seven grants given to organizations with demonstrated abilities to develop and test interventions to reduce racial and ethnic disparities in health care.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.
March 20, 2007 | News Release
The gap in black and white life expectancy has declined.