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.
December 27, 2011 | Video/Story
The RWJF’s signature effort to improve the quality of care in the U.S.
August 8, 2011 | Video/Story
Aligning Forces for Quality takes root in Humboldt County, Calif.
February 15, 2011 | Story/Video
A Force Multiplier: Spreading Medical Knowledge, Expanding Health Care Capacity
July 22, 2010 | Video/Story
Improving Health and Health Care in Communities Across America
June 30, 2009 | Video/Story
Patients are empowered when they have information about their test results, medicines and the effectiveness of various treatments.
November 1, 2011 | Video/Story
It's more than two or more health professionals working side by side; it's about respect and understanding.
May 9, 2011 | Video/Story
Health Leads relies on volunteer college students to "fill" prescriptions by connecting patients with vital resources.
October 12, 2010 | Video/Story
Clare County, Michigan, ranked last in its state in this nationwide assessment. Here's how local officials developed the tools and information to help improve the health of county citizens.
March 25, 2010 | Story/Video
To further transformative change in medical R&D, RWJF increases its support to the Myelin Repair Foundation.
November 23, 2009 | Video/Story
Initiative is developing evidence about the most effective ways of organizing, financing and delivering public health services.