Critical ideas that could transform how we look at the causes and prevention of diseases are emerging from the field of epigenetics.
The What's Next Health series features leading thinkers and visionaries. Randy Jirtle, pioneer in the field of epigenetics, talks about the powerful implications of epigenetics on the health of this and future generations.
August 12, 2014
Learn how economic and social conditions can directly influence child development and lifelong health—and what can be done to promote wellness among vulnerable children. Read the new issue brief from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
July 28, 2014
This intervention model was found effective in preventing or slowing the progression of psychosis among youth. It warrants expansion to help youth and to alleviate the burden of mental-health related problems health care and other systems face.
July 16, 2014
Pioneering Ideas Blog
Nancy Barrand, RWJF’s Senior Adviser for Program Development, hosted Randy Jirtle, Senior Scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Madison McArdle Laboratory, for a fascinating discussion about his work in epigenetics.
July 8, 2014
A model and recommendations for holistic system changes that promote mental and physical wellness among children.
March 26, 2013
The treatment of mental illness is not well integrated into the U.S. health care system, despite the socioeconomic benefits.
April 8, 2014
Human Capital Blog
RWJF Clinical Scholar Adam L. Sharp, an emergency physician, discusses how effective interventions can prevent violent behavior in youth seen in the Emergency Department.
January 15, 2013
Program Results Report
The Notah Begay III Foundation sponsored research, meetings, and interviews on the incidence, causes, and impact of obesity and type 2 diabetes among Native American youth in New Mexico, and how to address those challenges.
January 1, 2014
Access the toolkit for families and caregivers to decrease risks and increase well-being for LGBT children.