August 28, 2012 | New Public Health Post
September 23, 2014 | Issue Brief
A study finds those with less education have worse health. Access to good doctors is important, but it doesn’t eliminate the effects of a low level of education on health.
August 23, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
August 20, 2012 | New Public Health Post
New Scholars to research a range of health care issues, from infection control among elderly patients to the impact of pain on quality of life to intimate partner violence to nursing education models as they pursue PhDs.
Antonia Villarruel continues lifetime work to diversify and strengthen the nursing profession as new dean of the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing.
August 1, 2012 | Journal Article
This study examined the role education and genetic ancestry play in predicting blood pressure (BP) among African Americans, looking at both within-group relationships and between-group relationships. The study confirms the finding that genetic ancestry is not associated with BP.
September 5, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Deborah E. Trautman is the new chief executive officer of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellows program. She discusses her priorities as CEO of AACN.
July 19, 2012 | New Public Health Post
Arne Duncan, secretary of the U.S. Department of Education, speaks with the NewPublicHealth.org blog.
August 20, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
A recent graduate of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at the University of New Mexico College of Nursing received an award from the Western Institute of Nursing for new nurse researchers.