07/17/2014 | Inside Philanthropy
Citing RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey's speech at the Aspen Ideas Festival in June, the author calls attention to her plan mapping out fundamental culture change in America—building a Culture of Health—and says it "stands as a model of philanthropic leadership."Read more
07/14/2014 | npr.org
More than a third of participants in a national survey conducted by NPR, RWJF and the Harvard School of Public Health said they change their diets when stressed. Many turn to sugary, high carb foods, causing blood sugar surges and crashes, increasing susceptibiliity to new stresses.Read the npr.org blog post
07/11/2014 | vox.com
A new study from NPR, RWJF, and the Harvard School of Public Health surveyed 2,505 Americans to look at how stress affects different aspects of their lives. Here are seven of the most telling findings from the report.Read the Vox article
07/10/2014 | Harvard Gazette
A quarter of Americans report high levels of stress according to a study by NPR, RWJF, and Harvard that looks at what stresses Americans out—and how to ease the strain.
07/08/2014 | The Times of Trenton
Together with a large grant to Thomas Edison State College from the Helene Fuld Health Trust, RWJF
is awarding five traditionally underrepresented and underprivileged students $10,000 each through its New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) program.
07/08/2014 | Fast Company
MakerNurse, an RWJF funded project, nurtures the ingenuity of American nurses who design creative solutions to improve patient care. It is a site where nurses can submit ideas, team up with collaborators, and document their solutions in how-to guides, bringing nursing to the forefront of health care.Read the fastcoexist.com post
07/07/2014 | NPR
A national poll done by NPR with it's partners, RWJF and the Harvard School of Public Health, finds that the biggest cause of respondents' stress over the past year is poor health.
07/02/2014 | Discover
This post about how everyday technology could transform how we manage our health and well-being 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
06/30/2014 | The Chronicle of Philanthropy
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is shifting from its traditional specific programming to a focus on building a Culture of Health.
06/27/2014 | Philanthropy News Digest
Speaking at the Aspen Ideas Festival, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MPH, unveiled the Foundation's new strategy to "chang[e] our current understanding of health and creat[e] a society where everyone has the opportunity to lead a healthy life."Read more
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.