RWJF is committed to tackling one of the most urgent threats to the health of our children and families—childhood obesity. Our goal is to reverse the childhood obesity epidemic by 2015.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement on Announcement of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's Prevention and Wellness Fund
September 17, 2009 | News Release, Story
A statement by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF president and CEO, regarding the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services announcement of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act's.
August 17, 2009 | News Release
Letter signed by leaders of six major foundations says prevention measures must be "scaled up."
July 1, 2009 | News Release, Video
Obesity rates increase in 23 states; report urges stronger response through health reform, national strategy.
New Report: Adult Obesity Rates Rise in 37 States, Obesity Rates Now Exceed 25 Percent in More Than Half of States
August 19, 2008 | News Release, Video
Rates increased for a second consecutive year in 24 states and for a third consecutive year in 19 states.