Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA
Senior Fellow

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Population Health and Health Equity Professor

Public Health Interests

Community/Population Health, Health Equity, Policy

Current Public-Health Related Activities

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA is a world-renowned expert in health policy and geriatric medicine. She has served since 2003 as president and chief executive officer of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and, for 15 years before that, as a distinguished professor and administrator at Penn. She will be the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Population Health and Health Equity Professor with joint faculty appointments in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy in the Perelman School of Medicine, the Department of Health Care Management in the Wharton School and the Department of Family and Community Health in the School of Nursing.

Select Publications:

Lavizzo-Mourey, R., Lumpkin, J., Ladden, M.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program

(2017) Nursing Outlook, 65 (3), pp. 249-250.



Lavizzo-Mourey, R.

How to build a culture of health

(2017) QJM, 110 (2), art. no. hcw192, pp. 59-60.



Lavizzo-Mourey, R.

Traditional and unexpected partners, from all aspects of American life, must come together to develop public health solutions

(2017) American Journal of Public Health, 107 (1), pp. 58-59. Cited 1 time.



Lavizzo-Mourey, R.

Halfway there? Health reform starts now

(2016) JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association, 315 (13), pp. 1335-1336. Cited 5 times.