RWJF Forum Series
This forum series, co-sponsored by RWJF, brings physicians, neuroscientists and the public together to understand "the big question: why we have the placebo effect."
Hurricane Sandy tested the capabilities of the public health system, and public health officials responded in heroic fashion—keeping our communities safe and healthy before, through, and after storms like Hurricane Sandy.
Approximately 6.1 million Americans abuse or misuse prescription drugs. Since 1999, overdose deaths involving prescription painkillers have quadrupled and now outnumber those from heroin and cocaine combined.
Every community needs the building blocks to give everyone the chance to make healthy choices, so we can all share in a culture of health.
March 10, 2009 | Video
With some of the highest rates of HIV/AIDS, childhood obesity and infant mortality, Washington, D.C., is a city in need of strong investments in public health.
February 28, 2009 | Video, Story
An international coalition is helping the health care sector become ecologically sustainable and reduce harm to public health and the environment.
February 24, 2009 | Video
With the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), RWJF produced a video illustrating the breadth of the public health response in a Kansas town hit by a category 5 tornado.
March 2, 2008 | Video
A promotional video webcast shows the many sides, and the many career opportunities, of this critical health profession.
Community development encompasses a range of efforts to improve physical, economic, and social conditions in low-income neighborhoods. There is a growing movement within the field to leverage these efforts as opportunities to improve health.