The Vulnerable Populations portfolio creates new opportunities for better health by investing in health where it starts -- in our homes, schools and jobs.
At-Risk and Vulnerable People
May 30, 2013 | Program Results Report
From 2007-2012, Ladder to Leadership: Developing the Next Generation of Health Care Leaders - a $3.6 million national program - provided training to 219 early-to-mid-career professionals working with vulnerable populations in eight communities.
August 27, 2013 | Program Results Report
RWJF's Dental Pipeline Program helped dental schools increase access to dental care for underserved populations through expanded community-based education and recruitment of underrepresented minority and low-income students.
June 13, 2013 | Program Results Report
Fresh Ideas was a targeted solicitation for proposals that aimed to give immigrants and refugees the tools and support they need to improve and maintain their own health.
January 30, 2013 | Report
Cuyahoga County had fewer hospitalizations for ambulatory care sensitive conditions between 2009 and 2011 (a cost savings of $20 million.)
January 25, 2013 | Program Results Report
Experience Corps engages older volunteers to tutor - with a focus on reading - and mentor low-income kindergarten through third-grade students. It expanded and became an independent nonprofit organization.
January 26, 2010 | Program Results Report
From 2006 to 2009, staff members at the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, worked to raise the profile and influence of community health workers in the health care system and among policy-makers.
October 8, 2009 | Program Results Report
Leah Tate, DDS, grew up in Columbus, Ohio, and was an undergraduate biology major at Spelman College.
October 1, 2005 | Story
As an undergraduate at Yale University, Richard Payne, MD, MPH, completed a BA in molecular biophysics and biochemistry. He was awarded his MD from Harvard University in 1977.
May 31, 2009 | Program Results Report
When the Red Cross stopped providing rides to distant health appointments, a Faith in Action project in rural Ohio stepped in.
May 15, 2008 | Program Results Report
A large portion of the Safe Conduct team's efforts takes the form of gentle and persistent probing for problems that patients choose to keep to themselves.