News from Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Health Games Research A wide array of domestic and global news stories; news topics include politics/government, business, technology, religion, sports/entertainment, science/nature, and health/lifestyle. Articles that appear in this section may be written in English or other languages.

Latest

Feb 13, 2017, 12:49 ET Dr. Richard Besser Named New President, CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Dr. Richard Besser, former acting director for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and ABC News' current Chief Health and Medical...


Jul 16, 2015, 16:00 ET New Research: Children With Strong Social Skills In Kindergarten More Likely To Thrive As Adults

A new 20-year study shows a link between children's social skills in kindergarten and their wellbeing in early adulthood, according to the findings...


Jan 13, 2014, 00:01 ET Commission To Build A Healthier America Recommends Seismic Shift In Funding Priorities To Improve Health, With Emphasis On Early Childhood Education, Community Revitalization And Broader Health Care Scope

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission Calls for Shift in Funding Priorities to Ensure All Children have Access to Early Childhood...


Dec 12, 2013, 13:35 ET Health Care Clinicians Use Data to Improve Patient Care

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) released a package of materials—including a brief, videos, case studies, and...


Jul 16, 2013, 11:00 ET Mental Health Association in New Jersey Receives $735,780 Grant From Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The physical devastation left by Hurricane Sandy was clearly evident the day the stormed passed through New Jersey. But its toll on the mental...


Jul 02, 2013, 20:09 ET New Report: High Job Satisfaction Among Public Health Nurses, But Many State Health Departments Struggle to Fill Vacancies

 Public health nurses play an essential role in improving the population's health and delivering essential health services to communities, but...


Jun 13, 2013, 14:15 ET Join The RWJF Commission To Build A Healthier America On June 19 In Washington, D.C.

Join the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America as it hears testimony from leading experts...


Jun 04, 2013, 10:49 ET Statement by Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, President and CEO - Sen. Frank Lautenberg was a passionate advocate for public health

 It is with great sadness and deep admiration that we at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation extend our condolences to the family and friends of...


Jan 15, 2013, 13:26 ET Searchable FAIR Database Provides Access to 30 Years of Healthcare Disparities Research

Health care journalists, providers and administrators seeking research on interventions to address heath disparities now have access to the most...


Jan 02, 2013, 11:13 ET RWJF Twitter Campaign in January 2013 to Focus on Health Care Disparities

Even after controlling for factors such as insurance coverage and socioeconomic status, significant racial and ethnic inequalities persist in U.S....


Nov 19, 2012, 12:56 ET Multi-Million-Dollar Initiative Reports Progress in Addressing New Jersey's Nurse Faculty Shortage

State Senate Committee Hearing Highlights Efforts to Avert Health Workforce Crisis, Challenges That Remain State legislators today heard...


Nov 14, 2012, 08:45 ET Equity and the Affordable Care Act: Why Health Care Insurance Alone Doesn't Remedy Disparities

 Access to health care coverage does not ensure equality of health care, and equitable care doesn't mean treating every patient the same,...


Sep 12, 2012, 14:19 ET Federal Initiative Names Expansion Sites for Supportive Housing Initiative to Keep Children Out of Foster Care

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families, and four private foundations today named local partners...


Aug 23, 2012, 16:22 ET California One of Just Nine States Selected for Grant to Build a More Highly Educated Nursing Workforce

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced that California is one of nine states chosen for a two-year, $300,000 grant to advance...


Jun 18, 2012, 10:00 ET Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Program Awards Grants to 55 Schools of Nursing to Provide Scholarships for Students in Accelerated Degree Programs

Scholarships, program support will aid second career nurses from groups underrepresented in nursing who are enrolled in accelerated degree...


Apr 18, 2012, 08:30 ET Baltimore Answers Skilled-Nursing Care Shortage With Groundbreaking Green House Project at Stadium Place

With a looming shortage in long-term care options in poor neighborhoods around the U.S., Baltimore is leading the way with the opening of The Green...


Apr 17, 2012, 08:00 ET Can a Game of Tag Help Combat Bullying?

 Strengthening recess transforms the school climate, paving the way for less bullying and more focus on learning, says a new study from...


Dec 08, 2011, 09:00 ET Health Care's Blind Side: Unmet Social Needs Leading to Worse Health

 In a new, national survey, physicians say unmet social needs — like access to nutritious food, transportation assistance and housing...


Sep 01, 2011, 15:03 ET Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces 12 New 'Nurse Faculty Scholars'

Prestigious Program Advances Careers, Health Research of Promising Junior Nurse Faculty The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) today announced...


Aug 11, 2011, 15:09 ET 21 Accomplished Nurse Leaders from Across Nation Selected for Prestigious Three-Year Fellowships

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows Program Provides Leadership, Professional Development at Pivotal Time for Health Care and...


May 05, 2011, 06:18 ET America's Oral Health Crisis: Closing the Gap

This is the point of a new report by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), Advancing Oral Health in America, which underscores a public health crisis...


Feb 02, 2011, 10:08 ET New York City Pilot Program Shows Promise for Decreasing Child Welfare Involvement by 60 Percent for At-Risk Families

Today, Corporation for Supportive Housing (CSH) announced evaluation results of their cutting-edge Keeping Families Together pilot program. The...


Jan 21, 2011, 18:22 ET Financiamiento para investigaciones y desarrollo de carrera disponible para miembros jóvenes de cuerpos docentes de enfermería

El programa Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty Scholars (NFS) ha emitido una convocatoria a propuestas para su cuarta cohorte. El...


Jan 21, 2011, 14:31 ET Funding for Research, Career Development Available to Junior Nurse Faculty Members

RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars Program's Call for Proposals Is Unique, Exciting Opportunity The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Nurse Faculty...


Sep 20, 2010, 13:25 ET Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Announces 12 New 'Nurse Faculty Scholars'

Prestigious Program is Advancing the Careers of Some of the Nation's Most Promising Junior Nurse Faculty The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation...