In "The Push for the Summit: Creating Health Care's New Terrain," we now set our sights on frontiers and summits yet to come.
January 8, 2009 | Commentary, Story
As Washington turn its eye toward health care reform, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., and Vernice Davis Anthony, president and CEO of the Greater Detroit Area Health Council, urge policy-makers to focus on what it means to "fix" health care and ask the hard questions about how medical care is delivered in this commentary published in the Detroit Free Press.
February 26, 2009 | Commentary, Story
Some 5 percent of patients admitted to a U.S. hospital will contract an infection during their stay. Such infections cause a staggering 99,000 deaths per year, and a growing proportion no longer respond to a wide range of antibiotics. The RWJF-funded Extending the Cure project has published three op-ed articles recently on this critical topic.
January 11, 2007 | Commentary, Story
Philadelphia is finally getting a breath of fresh air. However, in a guest column in The Philadelphia Inquirer, RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, M.D., M.B.A., says much more needs to be done to reduce tobacco's toll in the city and throughout Pennsylvania.
Commentary, Issue Brief, Report, Story
The latest news and resources about Forward Promise, including updates from Program Officer Maisha Simmons.
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."
January 19, 2010 | Commentary, Story
This column by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, was published January 20, 2010, by Kaiser Health News.
September 6, 2012 | Commentary, News Release, Journal Article, Story
Largest declines seen among African American boys and Hispanic girls.
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.
October 2, 2008 | Commentary, Story
Harold Amos alumni have fulfilled the program's original vision, says the RWJF president and CEO: the idea that role models are essential to serve as beacons of possibility.
June 11, 2012 | Commentary, Story
UnitedHealth, Humana and Aetna are determined to not be held hostage by the political and judicial process and for their leadership in ensuring Americans have access to the health care they need.