Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MPH

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MPH is the president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest health foundation.  Cure Violence is a grantee of the RWJ Foundation.

“The Cure Violence model has not only saved thousands of lives in cities like Chicago, New York, and Baltimore; it also has given hope to millions by demonstrating that violence can be stopped using the strategies of public health.  We will never achieve a Culture of Health if our culture of violence goes unchecked.”