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.
June 5, 2008 | Toolkit/Video
Ten hospitals with racially and ethnically diverse patient populations participated in Expecting Success: Excellence in Cardiac Care, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation aimed at improving quality of cardiac care while reducing racial, ethnic and language disparities. All 10 hospitals improved the quality of care being provided to their heart failure and heart attack patients.
June 4, 2008 | Video/Story
Staff developed a welcome video called, “Your Stay at Kaiser: What You Need to Know,” for patients entering the hospital.
June 4, 2008 | Toolkit/Video/Story
The goal of this intervention is to reduce the amount of staff time spent hunting for and gathering supplies and equipment and increase the amount of time spent at the bedside with patients
July 22, 2010 | Video/Story
Improving Health and Health Care in Communities Across America
February 8, 2012 | Video/Presentation Material
A video series focusing on three diverse communities shows how this national program aims to reverse childhood obesity.
January 26, 2012 | Video
We profile six remarkable grantees representing three key RWJF programs, all shining examples of our support for "human capital."
November 1, 2011 | Video/Story
It's more than two or more health professionals working side by side; it's about respect and understanding.
June 15, 2010 | Audio/Journal Article
Researchers evaluate health metrics.
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.
November 2, 2009 | Video/Story
They spoke at a summit organized by Leadership for Healthy Communities.