July 7, 2011 | News Release
Since 1995 rates have doubled or nearly doubled in 17 states.
C. Tracy Orleans Receives 2010 American Psychological Association Meritorious Research Service Commendation
March 2, 2011 | Story, News Release
Dr. Orleans has led many national efforts to identify and spread effective clinical, public health, and health care systems-based approaches to health promotion, disease prevention, and chronic disease management.
June 29, 2010 | News Release
Striking disparities persist; obesity rates highest among Blacks and in Southern states.
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release, Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.
Trust for America's Health Releases Blueprint for Modernizing Public Health for the Presidential Transition and Next Congress
October 21, 2008 | News Release
The Blueprint calls for establishing a stable, reliable funding stream for public health and provides options for funding mechanisms to make up the $20 billion shortfall.
June 8, 2009 | News Release
Overall, prevention was rated higher than all other proposals, including providing tax credits to small businesses and prohibiting health insurers from denying coverage based on health status.
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
July 17, 2008 | News Release, Video
Return on investment of more than 5 to 1; focus on increasing physical activity, improving nutrition, and preventing smoking
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.
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.