06/11/2014 | Discover
“People who live with a disease every day are untapped experts," says Paul Tarini, a senior program officer at RWJF. "Allowing their data and experience to inform the medical discovery process will increase the likelihood that the resulting discoveries and clinical encounters give them the opportunity to live healthier lives, and will help us build a national Culture of Health.” This blog post is part of Exploring a Culture of Health, a citizen science series brought to you by Discover Magazine, SciStarter and RWJF.Read more
06/05/2014 | Stanford Social Innovation Review
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, shares her insights into the Foundation's efforts to enlist business in building a nationwide Culture of Health.Read more
06/04/2014 | PrincetonInfo.com
According to Jim Marks, RWJF senior vice president and director of program portfolios, “We have to have a culture where the business community recognizes health is important to it, and that they are important to health." Learn about the Foundation's initiatives in the Garden State.Read the PrincetonInfo.com article
06/04/2014 | Marketplace
The Health Data Exploration project received a $1.9 million grant from the RWJF to build out the program's network of researchers, scientists, companies that want to experiment with and analyze personal health data.Read the Marketplace Health Care Blog Post
06/03/2014 | HealthLeadersMedia.com
Since 2008, a scholarship program from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing has been working to increase diversity in the nursing workforce.Read the HealthLeadersMedia.com story
06/03/2014 | The LA Times
The result of subsidizing fruits and vegetables purchased with food stamps and prohibiting the purchase of sugar-sweetened beverages are improved nutrition, weight loss and lower rates of Type 2 diabetes, according to an RWJF-funded study.
06/02/2014 | Healthcare Informatics
Consensus is that patient-generated data makes more sense in a value-based-care world. The Health Data Exploration project from UC San Diego and UC Irvine has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from RWJF to create a network to study how to share personal data.Read the Healthcare Informatics article
05/29/2014 | Montgomery Advertiser
Good news for Alabama on the childhood obesity front—an RWJF-supported report shows that the state has met most updated USDA nutrition standards.Read more
05/28/2014 | Forbes
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05/27/2014 | Huffington Post Blog
Within the United States, your zip code can be more determinant than your genetic code in determining how long you will live, and how well.
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.