Amy Slonim, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Amy Slonim has worked with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation since 2008. Her work focuses on fostering connections and collaborations among hospitals and health systems, public health, businesses, agencies, organizations, and community members.


Previously, Slonim was the CDC-AARP liaison for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. From 1999 to 2007, she was director of programs and senior health advisor with the Michigan Public Health Institute. In this role she provided administrative oversight to all MPHI programs and was a special assistant to the Michigan chief administrator for public health.


Recent Posts by Amy Slonim

Aligning Philanthropy To Support Locally Driven Health Interventions Addressing Upstream Issues

The BUILD Health Challenge is bringing together nonprofits with local public health departments and hospitals to identify bold, upstream, innovative, local, and data-driven solutions to health problems. BUILD, supported by multiple funders, reports results from a project to help low-income kids...

Using Innovative Community Partnerships To Address The Social Determinants of Health: Report From The Colorado Health Symposium

Staff of the five funders supporting the BUILD Health Challenge say that the major challenge in health care today is how to address the upstream causes of disease so as to realize population health improvements and cost savings further downstream.