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A Bold New Direction for RWJF Leadership Programs

Special Announcement:

Beginning in 2014, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will develop new programs that strive to increase the number of scholars/fellows/leaders it supports annually. Read about the Foundation's new directions for leadership programs on

Watch: RWJF President and CEO Risa Lavizzo-Mourey discusses the Foundation's new direction for leadership programs.



Dates Announced for 2014 Summer Institute on Health Policy

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2014 National Scholars' Current Issues in Health Policy Lecture Series: Speakers Announced

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy has announced its schedule of confirmed speakers for the 2014 lecture series, held January through April.

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Former Health Policy Scholar Talks Being 'Heart Smart' 

In "Be Heart Smart: Addressing the High Burden of Cardiovascular Disease Among African-American Women," Nadia Winston, MSPH, a 2012 Health Policy Scholar, discusses a program designed to address cardiovascular disease among African American women. Winston contributed to the RWJF Human Capital Blog as part of their "Health Care in 2014" series.

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Mini-Grant Recipient's Gun Violence Study in The Tennessean

In an effort to end teen gun violence, Manish Sethi, MD, a Health Policy Associate and renowned orthopedic surgeon at Vanderbilt University, is using pilot project mini-grant funds from our Center to bring a conflict-resolution program to Middle Tennessee middle schoolers. About 4,000 students from 11 Nashville schools are now participating since the program expanded from just one campus last year. 

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