08/18/2014 | Inside Philanthropy
RWJF's shift to building a Culture of Health has brought about painful changes in Human Capital programming, but it also has heralded a change to investing in and nurturing a cohesive team of leaders who "get" the Foundation's new strategies.
08/07/2014 | The Washington Post
A report from RWJF shows significant challenges ahead for getting paper out of the health care system. The good news is, there has been phenominal progress toward the goal of having health records available online.
08/06/2014 | The Washington Post
An RWJF-funded study found that young people in a new treatment program at six sites around the country were more likely to be in school or working than adolescents who were not in the program.
08/06/2014 | Opportunity Nation
Through the RWJF Culture of Health Prize, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation honored six communities for their innovative, collaborative strategies to improve the health of their residents.Read the Opportunity Nation article
Exploring a Culture of Health: Navigating the Path Towards Responsible Personal Health Data Research
08/06/2014 | Discover
This post about using personal health data in research is part of Exploring a Culture of Health, a citizen science series serving as an ally to help Americans work together to build a national Culture of Health.Read the Discover post
07/31/2014 | Spokane Journal
Spokane County, Wash., along with five other diverse communities, was awarded the RWJF Culture of Health Prize in recognition of innovative ideas on creating healthier places to live. The Prize is intended for winners to showcase model efforts to improve their communities and to share their strategies with others in hopes of replicating them elsewhere.
07/28/2014 | NJBIZ.com
RWJF announced the appointment of Donald Schwarz, MD, MPH, as director of its portfolio dedicated to Catalyzing Demand for Healthy Places and Practices. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF president and CEO, said Schwarz's "background, vision, and leadership make him an obvious choice to help us build a Culture of Health in America."Read the NJBIZ.com commentary
07/23/2014 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, announced the Foundation is shifting gears, changing its emphasis from health care in a clinical setting to promoting a Culture of Health where Americans live, learn, work, and play.Read more
07/23/2014 | Discover
This post about the County Health Rankings, an annual look at how counties compare within all 50 states on key factors that impact health is part of Exploring a Culture of Health, a citizen science series serving as an ally to help Americans work together to build a national Culture of Health.Read the Discover post
07/21/2014 | Time
According to an RWJF-supported study published in Childhood Obesity, students actually like the nutritional school meals they’re being offered in response to updated USDA meal standards.
At RWJF, building a Culture of Health means working as an ally to make getting healthy and staying healthy a vital part of American culture. It means spotlighting places where the seeds of healthy actions are being planted and working alongside people across the country to turn small victories into a national movement.