A growing network of leaders is pioneering how we diminish the impact of adverse childhood experiences. Learn about what ACEs are, their prevalence and their impact.
September 23, 2014 | Issue Brief
As states play a more active role in health care delivery system and payment reform, Medicaid programs have joined other public and private sector purchasers in measuring performance as part of value-based purchasing initiatives.
September 8, 2014 | Culture of Health Post
RWJF Program Officer Maisha Simmons reflects on Forward Promise Catalyst Grants to aid boys and young men of color in the rural south and southwest.
August 20, 2014 | Story
Errol D. Crook, MD, began his career in academic medicine studying the causes of complications of diabetes in the laboratory.
May 15, 2014 | Story
Auburn University's Leah E. Robinson, PhD, found that the actual minutes of physical education provided at some rural elementary schools in Alabama were much less than the state-mandated 30 minutes per day.
January 1, 2014 | Journal Article
Pedometer step counts and observational assessments revealed that requirements for physical activity per day are not being met, as students did not attend physical education classes for the allotted 30 minutes per day.
December 20, 2013 | Report
This report highlights the innovative approaches the states are taking to streamline eligibility determinations and boost enrollment in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).
December 2, 2013 | Journal Article
Among a cohort of young adults with glomerular filtration at study baseline, the connection between Body Mass Index and kidney function decline requires a need for successful obesity prevention measures early in life.
October 1, 2013 | Journal Article
Public health has been strengthened through the success of the grassroots residential sprinkler movement; however, local action is hindered by state preemption.
June 11, 2013 | Program Results Report
The Cash & Counseling program created a cost-effective model of participant-directed services to improve the health of frail older adults and other people with disabilities and contributed to national policy change on participant-directed services.
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.