RWJF News Releases
RWJF News Releases
November 19, 2014 | News Release
The 2014 Sugary Drinks FACTS report is out: the industry still spends nearly $1 billion to market to children, but some progress has been made.
September 17, 2014 | News Release
News release on two studies examining the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation's pledge to cut calories sold and how many calories have been purchased.
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.
May 8, 2014 | News Release
Forum to take place at Newark Museum, and feature RWJF president and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey and influential leaders from throughout the nation.
February 25, 2014 | News Release
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, released the following statement on news today on new obesity rates and announcements from Let's Move!
August 28, 2013 | News Release
The Notah Begay III Foundation launched a new national initiative to expand its efforts to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native-American children.
August 15, 2013 | News Release
Thirteen states now have adult obesity rates above 30 percent, 41 states have rates of at least 25 percent, and every state is above 20 percent, according to the report.
August 6, 2013 | News Release
James S. Marks, senior vice president and director of the RWJF Health Group, issued a statement regarding a report from the CDC that obesity rates among young children from low-income families are falling in 18 states and one U.S. territory.
July 9, 2013 | News Release
Leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors gathered in Washington, D.C., today to highlight signs of progress in local and state efforts to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic.
February 25, 2013 | News Release
A new poll released today shows a large a gap between parents’ perceptions of their children’s weight and expert definitions.