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.
August 17, 2009 | News Release
Letter signed by leaders of six major foundations says prevention measures must be "scaled up."
June 1, 2013 | Commentary
This is the first study to consider clinically measured levels of body composition rather than BMI to investigate the effects of food prices on obesity among youths.
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.