NC Public Health Systems Research

Who is funding the research?

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation focuses on the pressing health and health care issues facing our country. As the nation’s largest philanthropy devoted exclusively to health and health care, the Foundation works with a diverse group of organizations and individuals to identify solutions and achieve comprehensive, measurable and timely change. For 40 years, the Foundation has brought experience, commitment and a rigorous, balanced approach to the problems that affect the health and health care of those it serves. When it comes to helping Americans lead healthier lives and get the care they need, the Foundation expects to make a difference in your lifetime. For more information, visit www.rwjf.org.

The grant is being facilitated by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI) with guidance from the National Coordinating Center for Public Health Systems and Services Research.

  • NNPHI:  Created in 2001 as a forum for public health institutes (PHIs), NNPHI convenes its members and partners at the local, state and national levels in efforts to address critical health issues. NNPHI's mission is to support national public health system initiatives and strengthen PHIs to promote multisector activities resulting in measurable improvements of public health structures, systems and outcomes. Learn more about NNPHI and its member institutes at www.nnphi.org.

  • The National Coordinating Center: The goal of the National Coordinating Center is to grow the field of PHSSR by coordinating current PHSSR investments, supporting real-world applications, and strengthening the capacity of researchers and practitioners. The Center also works to determine the future direction of the field’s research initiatives; translate that research into practice; increase the visibility of the work; and attract other funders to the field. For more information, visit www.publichealthsystems.org.