Top 25 Women Leaders
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, 50
President and CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, which distributed about $250 million in grants and contracts last year. A physician, Lavizzo-Mourey, 50, became the first woman to head the foundation in January 2003. She is a member of the Institute of Medicine and served as co-director of the IOM's committee on eliminating racial and ethnic disparities in medical care.