Lee-Lee Prina is a senior editor at Health Affairs and has managed the GrantWatch section of the journal since 1991. Prior to joining Health Affairs, she held editorial positions at Business & Health, Food and Drug Law Institute, The State (S.C.), and The Chicago Sun-Times. She received a Publication Specialist (graduate-level) certificate from The George Washington University and holds a B.A. in French from Tulane University.
Recent Posts by Lee-Lee Prina
The most popular GrantWatch posts among our readers in 2015 were on a variety of subjects including health care for older people, behavioral health, Medicaid, social determinants of health, long-term care, data, and price transparency.
Other topics highlighted in these blog posts from foundations around the country are HIV/AIDS and smoking prevention.
Read recent "people news" at health philanthropies around the United States and see an ABIM Foundation/Council of Medical Specialty Societies RFP.
Subjects covered in the holiday potpourri include health care for the homeless, nurses, patient engagement, and the Mark Zuckerberg/Priscilla Chan donation announcement.
This Thanksgiving week post also alerts readers to a new Kaiser Family Foundation animated video called Health of the Healthcare System and a global health post on the continuing incidence of childhood diarrheal disease.
Read about a recent survey funded by the SCAN Foundation. Experts estimate that 70 percent of Americans who reach age sixty-five will need some type of long-term care, notes the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, which conducted the poll. Are Americans prepared?
Read "people news" at foundations around the United States—both at staff and board levels.
The June 2015 GrantWatch column, recently released, focuses on foundations' efforts to prevent substance use disorders. The May 2015 GrantWatch column is on foundations that are trying to improve children's health.
This post contains highlights of a Grantmakers In Health publication on Health Foundations as Policy Change Agents and a New York Times op-ed on charities and foundations.
June 4, 2015 | GrantWatch