October 21, 2012
The evaluation found that schools that accessed and participated in more training and technical assistance made the most progress in implementing policies and programs that support healthy eating and regular physical activity among students.
March 1, 2012
This study evaluates interim progress in schools receiving hands-on training from the Healthy Schools Program, the nation's largest school-based program aimed at preventing childhood obesity.
August 10, 2012
Human Capital Blog
Our previous research has shown that the government’s mortality forecasts could be off by several years. If we’re living longer than official government projections, that’s a good thing—it’s a good sign for population health—but there are some conse ...
Our work at the Foundation is enhanced when a diversity of perspectives are brought to bear on finding solutions to important problems.
To develop and implement a six-week academic enrichment program for undergraduates from minority groups, rural areas, and economically disadvantaged backgrounds who are interested in pursuing careers in medicine or dentistry.
To build state and national momentum to reverse the epidemic of childhood obesity through strategic investment in those communities most affected.
To address the nursing shortage by funding scholarships for accelerated bachelor's and master's degrees in nursing, with preference given to schools that increase the number of students in these programs.
August 1, 2012
This evaluation assesses whether the Meta-Leadership Summits better prepared business, government, and nonprofit leaders to work effectively together during a public health or safety crisis.
March 1, 2011
This retrospective evaluation of RWJF's end-of-life programs brings a specific lens to the presentation of that work: how can a funder understand what it takes "to build a field?"
June 28, 2012
New website provides insight into nurse faculty careers.