Jessica Donze Black, director of the Kids' Safe and Healthful Foods Project, talks about why students need healthy foods in schools.
Mary Story, director of Healthy Eating Research, and Tracy Fox, president of Food, Nutrition and Policy Consultants, discuss why we need healthier beverage standards.
The RWJF Roadmaps to Health Prize honors outstanding community partnerships that are helping people live healthier lives. These communities are creating a culture of health in their backyards. They were selected in 2013 from more than 160 applicants for their innovative strategies.
In 2006, Terry Huang, a researcher at the National Institutes of Health, proposed a new approach to combating childhood obesity: architecture. VMDO Architects, in collaboration with the University of Virginia and University of Nebraska, redesigned a 1950s-era elementary school in rural Virginia to encourage healthy eating and physical activity among all students.
March 20, 2009 | News Release/Video
"Positive deviance" efforts turn the tide on antibiotic-resistant infections.
January 18, 2010 | Book/Video
Personal health records (PHRs) pair information with simple yet sophisticated tools that empower patients to manage their health information and take action to improve their health and health care.
May 6, 2008 | Video/Story
Connecting the worlds of video games and health, with positive results.
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.
Improving the Health and Health Care of All Americans: A Film About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
August 7, 2009 | Video
The RWJF story is told through the eyes and voices of the people with whom we work most directly.
September 17, 2008 | Video
Nine research teams from across the country unveiled innovative prototypes of personal health record (PHR) applications that provide a glimpse of the "next generation" of PHRs.
New Study Shows Sepsis and Pneumonia Caused by Hospital-Acquired Infections Kill 48,000 Patients; Cost $8.1 Billion to Treat
February 21, 2010 | News Release/Video
Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) killed 48,000 people and ramped up health care costs by $8.1 billion in 2006 alone.
November 7, 2009 | Book/Video
ODLs are an area of PHR development that is genuinely user-directed.
October 1, 2012 | Video
OpenNotes, a year-long study set out to answer a simple, but revolutionary, question: What happens when we give patients access to the notes their doctors write about them? The answer: Patients become more active partners in their own care.
August 7, 2012 | Video
RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey reflects on our legacy, and invites you to help us envision the 40 years to come.