Top 25 Women in Healthcare - 2009
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, 54
President/CEO, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Since 2003, Lavizzo-Mourey has been president and CEO of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, leading the charge to reduce childhood obesity, cover the uninsured and strengthen state and local care networks. A geriatrician trained at Harvard Medical School and the Wharton School, Lavizzo-Mourey, 54, heads one of the largest health grant-making foundations, with about 10 billion in assets.