Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

Dr. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey

Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey–still a practicing physician–is President & CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Previously, she served as the foundation’s vice president and director of its Health Care Group. She was the Sylvan Eisman Professor of Medicine and Health Care Systems at the University of Pennsylvania, and the director of Penn’s Institute on Aging.

Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey–still a practicing physician–is President & CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Previously, she served as the foundation’s vice president and director of its Health Care Group. She was the Sylvan Eisman Professor of Medicine and Health Care Systems at the University of Pennsylvania, and the director of Penn’s Institute on Aging. Dr. Lavizzo-Mourey earned her undergraduate degree at the State University of New York at Stony Brook, her MD at Harvard Medical School, and an MBA at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Risa Lavizzo-Moure

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Bringing Equality to Health

Racial segregation restricts access to such health-promoting resources as stable housing, healthy food choices, quality schools, job opportunities, and safe streets and parks. In fact, racism itself is a health risk. We know what the problem is. Now, let’s get to work solving it. This blog post is part of the series “Closing the Racial Gaps: Together We Can” which highlights efforts …

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