RWJF News

The Value of Nursing in Building a Culture of Health (Part 1)

August 6, 2015

This policy brief showcases nurses’ roles in recognizing and addressing the social determinants of health, and their present-day contributions to prevention and health-promotion. Key Findings Nurse innovators in the primary care arena are transforming communities by stepping outside the clinic to engage clients in healthy activities. Nurses are reducing the use of emergency care by … More

New Jersey CNO supports coalition’s push for more nurses on boards

May 28, 2015

Advocating for the patient, improving healthcare and honing leadership skills are just some of the ways nurses benefit from serving on boards of directors, according to Mary Anne Marra, DNP, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, vice president and CNO at East Orange (N.J.) General Hospital. Marra should know. She has served on three … More

RWJF Research Roundup

May 22, 2015

Research Roundup Sarah Szanton, PhD, CRNP, FAAN, (’11) led a study on the success of her CAPABLE program, which provides care and services to allow elders to age in their homes rather than hospitals or nursing homes. The findings were published in the Journal of the American Geriatric Society. Szanton is … More

Call for Proposals for RWJF National Leadership Program Centers

May 22, 2015

Foundation Focus Call for Proposals for RWJF National Leadership Program Centers Herminia Palacio, RWJF Director To create a ‪Culture of Health in America, we need innovative leaders who have skills to collaborate effectively together across disciplines, professions, sectors, and traditional boundaries. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is developing four new boundary-spanning leadership … More