Tagged: Culture of Health

Sharing Knowledge to Build a Culture of Health Conference

In late February 2017, RWJF (Robert Wood Johnson Foundation) and AcademyHealth convened their second annual Sharing Knowledge conference. This invitation-only event gathered a cross-sectoral community to help build a transdisciplinary evidence base to build a Culture of Health. Experts across sectors discussed innovative research design, new methodological approaches, and how to translate evidence into action. …

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Growing Community Health on the Ground

For a long time, parks and other urban green spaces were thought of as nice amenities—but not much more. They were beautiful and relaxing, but far from necessary for neighborhood health and well-being. More recently, several studies have suggested that urban greenery makes us healthier, both physically and mentally. “Now,” said Groundwork USA executive director Stephen Burrington, “it’s recognized that …

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