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    • September 11, 2015

Short Distances to Large Gaps in Health

Across America, babies born just a few miles apart have dramatic differences in life expectancy. The following maps display show life expectancy values alongside common geographic landmarks such as subway stops and highway exits to show how opportunities to lead a long and healthy life can vary dramatically, by neighborhood, in communities across the United States.
 

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Our Focus Areas

September 23, 2016

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on four broad areas: Health Leadership, Health Systems, Healthy Communities, and Healthy Kids, Healthy Weight.

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Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

September 23, 2016

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, is president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Learn about her accomplishment and her forward-looking priorities.

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RWJF Culture of Health Prize

September 23, 2016

Learn about the RWJF Culture of Health Prize, which honors and elevates U.S. communities that are making great strides in their journey toward better health.

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Active Living Research

September 22, 2016

Browse a collection of key content, research, and lessons learned from an RWJF national initiative to research and encourage activity-friendly communities.

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RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America

September 22, 2016

Browse resources from the RWJF Commission, a national, independent, non-partisan group of leaders that examined the many factors outside of medical care that influence health.

VCU Life Expectancy Maps

VCU Life Expectancy Maps

#CloseHealthGaps

A series of maps illustrate large life expectancy gaps produced by Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) Center on Society and Health.

Explore 20+ maps on the VCU website