RWJF in the News

RWJF to 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."

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Foundation's Vision Expands Into More Holistic Approach to Healthcare

06/23/2014 | NJSpotlight

At a recent New Jersey forum convened by RWJF to elucidate its vision of a "Culture of Health," many health and health care leaders in the Garden State agreed with that vision wholeheartedly. As one attendee noted, "We would much rather spend money to help people have productive, healthy lives than have them unfortunately spend their lives in the emergency room."

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Forum Addresses State Health

06/22/2014 | Courier-Post

We can't treat our way out of the health care cost crisis in America, James S. Marks, MD, RWJF senior vice president, told a New Jersey forum aimed at introducing the Foundation's vision of a Culture of Health to Garden State leaders. “It’s going to require everybody seeing they have a role.”

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2014 President's Message

Building a Culture of Health

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.  

Read the annual message