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April 1, 2012 | Journal Article
PIER offers a new model for community health education that, in contrast to traditional mental health education, strengthens capacity for proactive engagement of key stakeholders in youth mental health.
June 5, 2012 | News Release
New program pairs supportive housing and social services to strengthen fragile families and avert foster care placements.
May 1, 2012 | Journal Article
Partnerships between providers and policy-makers to boost evidence-based treatment of substance use yielded important treatment successes. This study examines the outcomes of the RWJF national initiative Advancing Recovery.
July 17, 2013 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF is investing $5 million to support 10 initiatives to improve the health of young men of color and improve their chances for success.
January 1, 2011 | Journal Article
Child First is a family intervention that fosters sensitive, responsive, and secure parent-child relationships. This article presents results from the first randomized controlled trial of Child First.
April 25, 2012 | Journal Article
This study measured the relationship between VLBW infants and hospital recognition for nursing excellence (RNE), and shows RNE hospitals have significantly lower risk-adjusted rates for VLBW infants compared to non RNE hospitals.
September 1, 2009 | Journal Article
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation invests in research aimed at reducing childhood obesity. This study investigated associations between soda taxes and body mass index (BMI) in 8th, 10th, and 12th grade students in the period 1997-2006.
April 1, 2010 | Journal Article
Nearly a quarter of all deaths in Virginia from 1990 to 2000 would have been averted if the entire state exhibited the same mortality rate as the state's five most affluent areas, according to this analysis of public data.
May 1, 2001 | Journal Article
Evaluations of home care for chronically ill elderly people have shown disappointitng results for many years.
January 1, 2009 | Journal Article
Children's Futures is a a 10-year RWJF initiative, developed a comprehensive, citywide program in Trenton, N.J. focusing on the critical time period of prenatal care to age three to ensure health and school readiness.