- Visit the annual meeting website.
- Read a Public Health Newswire Q&A with Foundation President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
The American Public Health Association's 139th Annual Meeting and Exposition
October 29–November 2, 2011
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
801 Mount Vernon Place NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Booth Number: 2051
Healthy Communities Promote Healthy Minds and Bodies.
That’s the theme of the 2011 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting. We couldn’t agree more: Physical and social environments and community resources heavily influence health behavior, as much of our research and work will attest.
The Foundation has a substantial presence at the conference, and we are echoing that theme as we strive to bring awareness to:
During this year's meeting, RWJF is communicating information related to these priorities and connecting with conference attendees and the field in an unprecedented number of ways:
RWJF Scholar examines neighborhood-based death rates from opiate-based painkiller overdoses, compared with heroin overdose deaths.
A national conversation highlighting efforts to improve care transitions, reduce avoidable hospital readmissions, and lift overall quality o...
Adverse working conditions contribute substantially to the risk of depression for working-age adults, according to new research from a team ...
This month the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health published a special issue of its magazine devoted to food.
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is working to increase awareness and understanding of the impact of ACEs and the need to develop effectiv...
Hilary Levey Friedman, author of Playing to Win: Raising Children in a Competitive Culture, writes about youth sports.
America is not getting good value for its health care dollar. These resources explore issues of cost and value of health care.
RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar Jennifer Bellot writes about losing her grandmother to complications from a medical error.
RWJF Scholar puzzles out why people who do not drink alcohol are at greater risk for premature death than light to moderate drinkers.
List of most current annual reports.
The RWJF DataHub tracks state-level data, and allows visitors to customize and visualize facts and figures.
The reconvened Commission to Build a Healthier America will provide new guidance in three key areas: early childhood, healthy communities, a...