Dora Illei is a Research Assistant at AcademyHealth supporting a number of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grantmaking programs. Her responsibilities include managing the grant application process for special topic solicitations, providing logistical support for convening activities, writing policy briefs and one-pagers to help disseminate research findings, and supporting the programs’ communications strategy.

Prior to joining AcademyHealth in November 2017, she worked as a development and fundraising intern at Families USA, where she supported both individual and institutional giving programs. She received her bachelor’s degree in Global Development Studies from the University of Virginia. 

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Special Topic Research Programs

The most effective health care policy is informed by objective, rigorous evidence. For 25 years, AcademyHealth served as the national program office for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Changes in Health Care Financing and Organization (HCFO) grantmaking initiative and continues to manage special topic solicitations for the Foundation covering a broad array of topics.
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Engaging Businesses for Health

AcademyHealth manages the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Engaging Businesses for Health project, which awarded eight research studies in 2017 to build the evidence base for how private-sector investment can help build a Culture of Health—promoting greater well-being and health equity for all.
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Research Insights

​The aim of public and private funders of health services research is not only to support studies on the health care system and health care services, but also to disseminate results to policymakers.