2019 Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health Conference

The Woodlands, Texas

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Join us at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel & Convention Center, from March 6-8, 2019. Together, we can build a transdisciplinary evidence base for a Culture of Health.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with AcademyHealth, is convening a cross-sectoral community of researchers, practitioners, and thought leaders—and you’re invited. Learn more about the conference goals below.

The conference will open with an opening plenary and formal dinner at 6 p.m. CT on the evening of Wednesday, March 6, and close by 1:45 p.m. CT with a plenary and lunch on Friday, March 8. There will be an option to participate in a community service activity on Wednesday, March 6 from 12:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. More details will be provided soon.

This conference is invite-only; invitations are non-transferable.

Questions can be directed to rwjfconference@rwjf.org.


2019 Opening Plenary Speakers

Coming soon.

2019 Closing Plenary Speakers

Richard Besser, MD, staff photograph

Rich Besser

president and chief executive officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Read Rich's full bio.

Francesca Menes head shot.

Francesca Menes

founder, CommUnity Strategies    

Read Francesca's full bio.


Jose Antonio Vargas headshot.

Jose Antonio Vargas

journalist, filmmaker, and immigration rights activist

Read Jose Antonio’s full bio.

Conference Information