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Profiles Of The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Young Leader Awardees

Posted By Chris Fleming On November 26, 2012 @ 12:24 pm In All Categories,Disparities,End-of-Life Care,Hospitals,Innovation,Nonmedical Determinants,Public Health,Quality | No Comments

On November 21, Health Affairs released a series of Web First articles [1] profiling the winners of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Young Leaders Awards [2], which were announced this Fall on the occasion of the Foundation’s fortieth anniversary. The RWJF Young Leader Awards highlight the important contributions that people can make early in their careers to improving health and health care for all Americans.

The awardees, all age forty or younger when they were named, have made exceptional contributions in a broad spectrum of activities that display their commitment to their communities:
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At the October announcement of the awardees, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF President and CEO, said [13] that “during the relatively short period that our foundation has been operational, these impressive men and women were born and raised and started doing amazing things that can potentially improve the health of all Americans. We’re proud to acknowledge their early success, and inspired by the potential they have to improve US health and health care.”


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[1] a series of Web First articles: http://www.healthaffairs.org/young_leaders.php

[2] Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Young Leaders Awards: http://links.mkt2511.com/servlet/MailView?ms=NDkzNDM4NAS2&r=Mjk5Njk5Njk3NgS2&j=Mjk3MDYwOTMyS0&mt=1&rt=0%25%25FORWARD_INFO%25%25

[3] Applying Data Analytics And Information Exchange To Improve Care For Patients: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1114

[4] Promoting Health And Development In Detroit Through Gardens And Urban Agriculture: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1106

[5] Employing Behavioral Economics And Decision Sciences In Crucial Choices At End Of Life: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1107

[6] Understanding The Health Impact Of Racism – And Trying To Reverse It: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1111

[7] Using Digital Communications And Social Media To Redraw The Cardiac Care Map: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1115

[8] Creating A New Model To Help Health Care Providers Write Prescriptions For Health: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1116

[9] Drawing On Community Organizing To Advance Public Health In Minnesota And Beyond: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1112

[10] Bucking Conventional Wisdom And Focusing On Disparities To Address Kidney Disease: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1108

[11] Bringing The Concepts Of Peer Coaches And Local Health Workers From Africa To Harlem: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1109

[12] Healing A Community By Innovating At A Community Health Center: http://content.healthaffairs.org/content/early/2012/11/16/hlthaff.2012.1110

[13] Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, RWJF President and CEO, said: http://www.rwjf.org/en/about-rwjf/newsroom/newsroom-content/2012/10/robert-wood-johnson-foundation-announces-young-leader-awards-win.html