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.
Kathryn S. Fuller, JoAnn Heffernan Heisen and Willard D. Nielsen Join Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Board of Trustees
January 23, 2011 | News Release
Fuller, Heisen and Nielsen join an existing group of 11 board members representing a wide array of backgrounds and passionately committed to improving the health and health care of all Americans and making a difference in your lifetime.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Statement Regarding Release of Estimates of Obesity Prevalence Among U.S. Children and Teens
January 13, 2010 | News Release
Study shows a striking decline in obesity rates among young children. But boys ages 6 to 19 are lagging, and racial and ethnic disparities persist across age groups.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Trustee, Regina Benjamin, M.D., M.B.A., Nominated for Surgeon General of the United States
July 13, 2009 | News Release
Nominee praised for her expertise, credentials, judgment and passionate commitment to health care equity and social justice.