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.
April 19, 2010 | Video
Our new video series showcases some of our nation’s leading innovators in public health.
January 26, 2010 | Video/Story
How one county's health department is expanding its reach through efficiency and innovation.
May 6, 2009 | News Release/Video
States ranked by size of gap in adult health; people who have the least education have the worst health in every state and the District of Columbia.
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 10, 2010 | Report/Video
University of Wisconsin/RWJF project ranks counties on how healthy people are and how long they live.
December 1, 2009 | Report/Video
Twenty states score six or less out of 10 key indicators.
September 14, 2011 | News Release/Video
The goal of PHAB’s accreditation program, is to protect and improve Americas’ health by advancing the quality and performance of all of the nation’s public health departments.
June 15, 2010 | Audio/Journal Article
Researchers evaluate health metrics.
March 29, 2010 | Video
Insights from experts at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and Trust for America's Health.
October 1, 2009 | Video/Story
What grassroots can do to tackle second-hand smoke and other public health challenges.