September 12, 2013
People often make choices to do something that’s not good for their health. Behavioral Economics, with support from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, examines what drives good and bad decisions and the impacts they have on wellness.
January 2, 2013
Paula Lantz, PhD, credits the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program for helping her keep on top of the work in many disciplines related to health.
May 10, 2014
Program Results Report
For two decades, the Investigator Awards program has built the foundations of health policy by supporting innovative projects unlikely to be funded elsewhere, by researchers in sociology, history, political science, law, and ethics, among others.
April 25, 2014
An interview with Laura C. Leviton, senior adviser for evaluation and program officer on RWJF’s Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study shares her thoughts about the importance of the study for social research and social scientists.
April 9, 2014
Online data is a rich source for examining epidemics and patterns across the globe. Using information from Twitter, researchers examined local network structures and its impact on the contagious spread of information globally.
February 1, 2014
The AcademyHealth Listening Project's inaugural report underscores that the health policy community can be a rich source of information for health services researchers.
August 6, 2013
Pioneering Ideas Blog
Listen to our Pioneering Ideas podcast for perspective on the types of innovations the Pioneer team funds, from investigations into placebo studies to behavioral economics to a platform that puts health outcomes in patients’ hands.
June 1, 2013
Residential stability and population density, are examined in this article to help explain why suicide rates in the American West are higher than other regions of the United States.
May 15, 2013
Each month, What’s Next Health talks with leading thinkers like Daniel Kraft, BJ Fogg, danah boyd, and Sal Khan to inspire us all to think big about the future of health and health care.
May 9, 2013
Pioneering Ideas Blog
Behavioral economics is one of a range of disciplines and research fields RWJF is exploring to shed new insight on persistent, perplexing health and health care problems.