RWJF is passionate about the responsibility it has to share information and foster understanding of the impact of past grantmaking—what works, what doesn’t and why.
July 28, 2008 | Program Results Report
The Prevention Research Center of the School of Public Health and Health Services at the George Washington University evaluated Kids ACT!, a tobacco control advocacy curriculum for students in grades six through eight.
April 11, 2008 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the Brown University Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Providence, R.I., carried out a pilot study to examine the efficacy of a motivational interviewing intervention for adolescent smokers.
December 29, 2007 | Program Results Report
The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids organized and hosted a national meeting to raise awareness of the need for tobacco prevention funding and to create strategies to make the most of available funds.
March 17, 2011 | Program Results Report
A national study of 2,582 smokers ages 16 to 24, provides insights into whether young smokers tried to quit, the methods they used in trying to quit and factors that would predict their quitting patterns and success rates.
May 25, 2010 | Program Results Report
Since 1995, RWJF has invested more than $77 million in major programs to increase the use of clinically proven tobacco-dependence treatments as one part of its broader policy-based efforts to prevent and reduce population tobacco use.
December 9, 2010 | Program Results Report
In 2005 tobacco control leaders formed the Consumer Demand Roundtable to shift the tobacco control field to seeing smokers as consumers of cessation products and services by making treatments more appealing and consumer friendly.
December 16, 2010 | Program Results Report
This program was a multifaceted effort to reduce smoking among pregnant women and to help them remain tobacco free.
September 1, 2006 | Program Results Report
The City of New York Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and the United Nations Medical Services Division collaborated to develop a worksite health promotion program, with a particular focus on smoking cessation, for employees at UN headquarters.
February 19, 2005 | Program Results Report
Between 2002 and 2004, a project team at the Northwest Portland Area Indian Health Board, Portland, Ore., researched tobacco-control issues among tribal communities and worked to encourage youth to become more involved in tobacco prevention efforts.
February 13, 2004 | Program Results Report
The National Latino Council on Alcohol and Tobacco Prevention, a research, advocacy and training organization, reorganized to broaden its leadership and to make it a more efficient and sustainable organization.