Newly released: Recommendations from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America. Time to Act: Investing in the Health of Our Children and Communities calls for action on early childhood, healthy communities, and bridging health and health care. Read the report and explore the charts, infographics, and videos at RWJF.org

Events

  • Final Commission Meeting

    October 9, 2009

    The Commission held its final meeting in Washington, D.C., on October 9, 2009. Featuring organizations and policy leaders in the areas of early childhood, nutrition and physical activity, housing and the built environment, and population health, the meeting focused on current progress and the next steps necessary to make the Commission's recommendations a reality. Read More

     

  • Education and Health Briefing

    September 9, 2009

    The Commission held an experts' meeting on September 9 to discuss the connection between education and health. Download the event summary, listen to the recording and more here. Read More

     

  • August 10 Webinar: Access to Healthy Foods

    August 5, 2009

    Thanks to all who joined the August 10 webinar focusing on promoting health by improving access to healthy foods. For information about the other Commission webinars, visit the events section here. Read More

     

  • August 4 Webinar: Creating Healthy Communities

    August 4, 2009

    Thanks to all who joined the August 4 webinar focusing on the Commission’s recommendations related to creating healthy communities. For information about the other Commission webinars, visit the events section here. Read More

     

  • July 24 Webinar: A Focus on Starting Early

    July 24, 2009

    Thanks to all who joined Friday's webinar, "A Focus on Starting Early." This page features the audio recording and accompanying slides from the discussion. Sign up here to be notified about the next two webinars in this three-part series on the Commission's recommendations. Read More

     

  • Commission Releases Recommendations

    April 2, 2009

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Commission to Build a Healthier America today urged all Americans to make healthier choices and society to help remove the obstacles so many people face in making those choices, issuing 10 cross-cutting recommendations for improving the nation’s health. Read More

     

  • Commission to Release Recommendations April 2

    April 1, 2009

    Save the Date: RWJF Commission to Build a Healthier America to Release Recommendations on April 2 Read More

     

  • Commission Holds Third Hearing in Denver

    December 10, 2008

    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America Holds Third Public Hearing Focused on How Work and the Workplace Impact Health Read More

     

  • Commission Holds Second Hearing in Philadelphia

    October 2, 2008

    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America holds second public hearing focused on how physical and social conditions impact health Read More

     

  • Commission Holds First Field Hearing in N.C.

    June 12, 2008

    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America held its first public hearing in Raleigh, N.C. on June 12 to investigate the links between early childhood development and health. Read panelist testimony, view the latest story on two N.C. families, download the N.C. life expectancy map, watch the webcast and more here. Read More

     

  • Commission Launch Event Details

    February 28, 2008

    Washington, D.C.
    Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Launches Commission to Look Beyond Medical Care System to Improve the Health of All Americans
    Mark McClellan, Alice Rivlin to Lead the National Effort
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