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David Colby leads the Research and Evaluation unit, a team dedicated to improving the nation's ability to understand key health and health care issues so that informed decisions can be made concerning the way Americans maintain health and obtain health care.Visit profile
Debra Pérez supports the R&E unit's goals of learning and spreading the Foundation's lessons from past and current investments. She is the chair of the RWJF Diversity Team and has been crucial in assisting the Foundation in becoming a more diverse place. Much of her focus is on measuring the impact of RWJF's investments and supporting historically under-represented scholars.Visit profile
Penny Bolla manages research and policy content for the RWJF Publications and Research website and tracks the progress of seven Foundation teams for the Scorecard, our annual assessment of our organizational performance.Visit profile
Nancy Fishman designs and manages the research and evaluation programs on the Human Capital team. Of particular interest are workforce issues in areas of nursing, primary care and long term care. She also helps to produces the Scorecard, an annual report on RWJF’s organizational performance.Visit profile
Katherine Hempstead brings her experience in government, research, and academia to her work with the RWJF Coverage team, and relishes the “opportunity to start new projects and learn more about the world of philanthropy.”Visit profile
Brenda Henry is working to achieve RWJF’s goal of ensuring quality in the nation’s public health system and advocating for policies that protect, promote and preserve the population’s health. She is a member of the Public Health team and Vulnerable Populations Portfolio.Visit profile
Tina Kauh utilizes her research and evaluation experience in real-world settings and her expertise in youth development to manage and oversee Childhood Obesity programs. Of particular interest is how health-related programs and policies address health disparities across the nationVisit profile
Laura Leviton has overseen evaluations in most of RWJF’s areas of focus and in her current role is charged with improving evaluation both within the Foundation and in the field as a whole. She also serves as a member of the Childhood Obesity team and Vulnerable Populations Portfolio.Visit profile
Molly McKaughan directs the Program Results Reporting unit, which produces Program Results Reports on the results and findings of completed projects and national programs, and Progress Reports on a selection of active projects and programs. It also produces Grantee Profiles of fellows, scholars, leaders, and researchers.Visit profile
Deb Malloy focuses on supporting unit-wide activities/projects and external and internal learning, works on the Publications and Research website, maintains the R&E Intranet site, manages the Evaluator and Survey databases, and provides assistance on Enterprise level/learning projects.
Lori Melichar is engaged in the Foundation’s efforts to advance the science of quality improvement (QI) research and evaluation, and to produce information that is useful to employers and providers considering investing in quality improvement training. She is a member of the Human Capital and Pioneer Portfolios.Visit profile
C. Tracy Orleans designs and oversees programs of research to identify science-based policy and environmental approaches to population-level health behavior change and childhood obesity prevention, as a member of the Research and Evaluation unit and Childhood Obesity team.Visit profile
Naima Wong guides the research and evaluation programming for the Public Health team. Her work cuts across several key program areas designed to achieve the Foundation’s goal of ensuring quality in the nation’s public health system and advocating for policies that protect, promote and preserve the population’s health.
Amy Woodrum currently works on both the Anthology and Scorecard. She is also responsible for maintaining the evaluation portion of our website and providing general research support to Research and Evaluation program officers.
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This is the agenda for the June 19, 2013 RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America public meeting.
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