The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) is the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated solely to health. Since 1972, RWJF has supported research and programs targeting some of America’s most pressing health issues—from substance abuse to improving access to quality health care. As part of their efforts to improve the health of all Americans, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has proposed a vision for a national Culture of Health enabling all in our diverse society to lead healthier lives. More information on the Foundation and its work is available at www.rwjf.org.
Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Medical Center
The Department of Population Health at NYU Langone Medical Center unites the fields of medicine and public health to improve the health of populations in New York City and around the globe and to educate students to become leaders in healthcare delivery, health policy, and public health. Partnering with colleagues at NYU Langone, NYU Lutheran, Bellevue Hospital, and diverse community and private sector organizations, the Department conducts basic and applied research to improve the quality and effectiveness of healthcare and to prevent and better manage disease. Trained in diverse disciplines, the Department’s more than 70 core faculty and 200 dedicated staff specialize in research areas including: healthcare delivery science, health economics and policy, epidemiology, biostatistics, medical ethics, early childhood development, community health and health equity, decision science, and tobacco, alcohol, and drug use prevention and treatment. Visit us at med.nyu.edu/pophealth.
National Resource Network
The National Resource Network (the Network) is a core component of the Obama Administration’s Strong Cities, Strong Communities (SC2) initiative, and develops and delivers innovative solutions to American cities to help them address their toughest economic challenges. Funded with $10 million from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), the Network leverages the expertise, partnerships, and resources of the public and private sectors to help cities comprehensively tackle their most pressing challenges.
Established in 1938, the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service educates the future leaders of public, nonprofit and health institutions, as well as private organizations serving the public sector. NYU Wagner offers advanced programs leading to the professional degrees of Master of Public Administration, Master of Urban Planning, Executive Master of Public Administration, and Doctor of Philosophy. These rigorous programs are directed by premier scholars in a variety of disciplines and fields, including economics, finance, sociology, political science, law, planning, healthcare, and more.