RWJF invests significantly in evaluation and research that is rigorous, timely and actionable. We are committed to developing evidence to help foster effective policy and practice, and sharing lessons to help advance our nation’s work to improve health for all.
Shining a Spotlight on Research
The RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America—a nonpartisan group of leaders from the public and private sectors—presents 10 sweeping recommendations aimed at improving the health of all Americans.Read more
An evaluation of the national Playworks initiative finds that safe and healthy recess has the potential to drive better student behavior, health, and learning.Read more
Recent issues of our retrospective series provide lessons learned from RWJF's work in preventing substance abuse and reducing tobacco use and exposure in the United States.Read more
A report looking at 10 states shows stark differences in their levels of marketing and consumer assistance to get people enrolled into health coverage.Read more
Patients are more engaged and participate more fully in their care when they can view their medical records.Read more
A collaboration between RWJF, the Harvard School of Public Health and NPR examines the public's views on key health and health care issues, and broader social issues that affect health.Read more
Case studies explore how three Aligning Forces for Quality communities used physician performance measurement data in quality improvement initiatives.Read more
RWJF's biennial book series shares learnings from over 40 years of grantmaking.