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.
April 4, 2014 | Program Results Report
Prevention Institute analyzed the "landscape of prevention" and engaged partners within and outside the health sector to advance momentum for community prevention and align local, state, and national efforts to improve health.
January 14, 2014 | Program Results Report
Trust for America's Health analyzed state-level obesity trends and estimated the impact on disease rates and health care costs by 2030 if current trends continue, and if obesity is reduced by 5 percent.
December 5, 2012 | Program Results Report
Prescription for Health developed innovative models to integrate counseling for tobacco use, unhealthy diet, physical inactivity, and excessive alcohol consumption into primary care. These models spread and became integrated into the national health care system after RWJF's funding ended.
December 3, 2012 | Program Results Report
The Campaign to End Obesity conducted a study to demonstrate that effective anti-obesity initiatives can significantly lower the epidemic's burden on the nation's health care system over the long term.
May 17, 2012 | Program Results Report
Staff at South Carolina's Palmetto Project trained volunteers in Black churches to check blood pressure of church members and provide them with nutrition information, including ways to reduce sodium intake.
March 13, 2012 | Program Results Report
Researchers at the UCLA School of Public Health used their Health Forecasting Tool to analyze the future impact of specific public health interventions in three states: California, Arkansas, and Wisconsin.
September 9, 2011 | Program Results Report
Staff at Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon built and engaged two coalitions of faith communities - in Portland and Corvallis - government agencies, advocacy groups and others to improve the health of congregations and their communities.
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.
January 27, 2011 | Program Results Report
Prescription for Health tested the use of tools and evidence-based models in primary care to counsel patients to change four leading behaviors associated with premature death: smoking, risky drinking, unhealthy diet, and physical inactivity.
September 16, 2010 | Program Results Report
The Texas A& M Health Science Center undertook a comprehensive overview of methods used to screen older people before they begin exercise regimens.