In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
March 7, 2013 | Commentary
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey sees "pockets of progress toward reversing the childhood obesity epidemic," but says more needs to be done.
September 6, 2012 | Commentary/News Release/Journal Article/Story
Largest declines seen among African American boys and Hispanic girls.
June 5, 2012 | Commentary/Story/Staff and Leadership
"Having fun is an important part of growing up. But kids can’t have fun if they aren’t healthy. We commend Disney for recognizing that, and for making changes in their business model to help kids lead healthier lives.”
January 24, 2012 | Commentary/Story
“These changes are badly needed. Although many schools have made significant improvements to their meal programs, we must ensure that all schools strive to provide more nutritious meals for students."
July 8, 2010 | Commentary
Americans are "way ahead of their elected officials" and they want action now, says RWJF Senior Vice President James S. Marks in a commentary on The Huffington Post.
July 5, 2009 | Commentary/Story
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey discusses the signing of the Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act in a column in The Star-Ledger of Newark, N.J.
March 17, 2009 | Commentary/Story
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A. recently sat down with McKinsey & Company to discuss the Foundation's work on childhood obesity.
June 27, 2007 | Commentary
In this article, the authors examine possible causes for growth, the widening disparities in health among different populations and the potential implications for public health expenditures for children and youth with chronic health conditions.
February 1, 2007 | Commentary
This is a commentary in response to the Issue Brief: Deficit Reduction Act Citizenship Requirements through the Eyes of Covering Kids & Families® (CKF) grantees
The widespread availability of junk food in our schools is a serious problem.