October 1, 2004 | Journal Article
February 20, 2013 | Program Results Report
Ashoka: Innovators for the Public sponsored an online competition to identify innovative health care programs in developing countries with potential to be replicated in the United States and selected three winners from 373 entries.
January 6, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Katherine A. Auger, MD, MSc, discusses how the CDC recommendation that all adolescents receive vaccines for pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is having a positive impact.
May 2, 2013 | Story
Political scientist Brendan Nyhan, PhD, a RWJF Scholar in Health Policy Research, 2009–11, has focused his research on the origins and spread of misinformation in public discourse, especially on issues of health reform and health practice.
May 1, 2013 | Journal Article
One Florida county increased immunization rates through a quality improvement initiative.
April 10, 2013 | Story
Jane Sarwin knew it was time to address gaps in her career development and prepare for leadership opportunities. For both, she turned to Ladder to Leadership, designed to build the capacity of nonprofits serving vulnerable populations.
Human Capital News Roundup: Sleep's effect on vaccinations, gun violence, lead contamination, and more.
August 2, 2012 | Human Capital Blog Post
August 21, 2014 | Journal Article
The flu is the most common vaccine-preventable disease in the U.S., yet many critically ill people are hospitalized because of it. Read the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation journal article on what can be done to decrease flu-related hospitalizations.
Government's Pandemic Influenza Plan Does Not Take Into Account Socioeconomic and Racial/Ethnic Disparities
April 16, 2008 | Program Results Report
The University of California, San Francisco, examined ways in which different socioeconomic and racial/ethnic groups might fare in the event of an influenza pandemic and recommended approaches to reducing inequities and adverse health outcomes.
RWJF Scholars in the News: Nurse staffing and patient mortality, communicating about vaccines, specialized HIV training for NPs, and more.
March 6, 2014 | Human Capital Blog Post
Around the country, print, broadcast, and online media outlets are covering the groundbreaking work of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) leaders, scholars, fellows, alumni, and grantees.