Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Net Worth, Wiki, Biography, Salary, CEO, Age

Published Date   01st Sep. 2017, 01:01 am
Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Net Worth, Wiki, Biography, Salary, CEO, Age
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Birth Name: Risa Lavizzo-Mourey
Nationality: American

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is best known around the world as a President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RJWF), one of the largest private initiatives focusing solely on the betterment of public health. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey net worth is known to be very high. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey salary is huge as she effectively performs her duty of being a president as well as CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is also termed as one of the most successful CEOs. The bio of Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, one of the most successful CEO to ever lead a company, is given below.


The very successful and renowned African-American business executive, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is generally known among the general public as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey net worth is known to be high and collected from her career as the president and CEO of the Foundation. She has a very high reputation among her peers for being the first woman and the first African-American to ever lead the Foundation. Under her leadership, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has researched and implemented various effective steps that have helped to tackle various health issues in the United States. Forbes has listed Risa Lavizzo-Mourey as the 97th most powerful woman in the world as of the year 2016. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey bio can be found on numerous social media sites.

Early life and Education

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey was born in 1954 in Seattle, Washington. She was raised by physician parents. She also wanted to be a doctor from her childhood. She attended The Bush School then obtained an undergraduate degree at the Brook. She then completed her M.D. at Harvard Medical School. In order to complete her internship and residency, she went to Brigham and Women’s Hospital located in in Boston. The University of Pennsylvania named her a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholar in 1984. She also has a master of business administration degree in health care administration which she received from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business in 1986.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of the America’s largest philanthropic organization that is directed towards improving the health and health care of all people of America. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey first joined the Foundation in April 2001. At that time, she was appointed by the Foundation in the role of senior vice president and director of its Health Care Group. Later she was named the president and CEO of the Foundation in December 2002. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey has introduced and implemented various effective plans related to people’s health and health care through the Foundation. Some of the major accomplishments achieved by the Foundation, under her leadership, include reduction of tobacco use, the establishment of the 911 EMS system and so on. The Foundation is currently focusing on the issues related to children’s health so that every child in America grows up with a good health. Before joining Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey was working as Director of the Institute on Aging and Chief of geriatric medicine at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Medicine.

Federal advisory committees

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey has until now served on various federal advisory committees. Some of the famous names include Task Force on Aging Research, the Institute of Medicine’s Panel on Disease and Disability Prevention among Older Adults, the Office of Technology Assessment Panel on Preventive Services for Medicare Beneficiaries, and the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics. She has also served in the United States Department of Health and Human Services as deputy administrator of the Agency for Healthcare Policy and Research.

Net worth and salary

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey net worth is huge from the compensation she receives for working as a president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey net worth is also collected from the compensation she receives for being an active member in various federal advisory committees. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey net worth has not been fully available to the general public but it is considered to be huge. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey salary includes the earning she receives for performing her job as a president and CEO of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the bonus the Foundation compensates her for her effective leadership and other incomes she receives for being an active member of various boards. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey net worth is most likely to increase in the coming days through her future endeavors.

Personal life

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is married to Robert Lavizzo-Mourey. Their marriage has been a successful one. It’s been more than 30 years they have been together. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is a proud mother of two adult children. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is reluctant on speaking about her personal life in front of the media. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey family currently lives in Philadelphia. Risa has always been able to manage her personal and professional life together which is most defiantly a characteristic of a successful business woman.

Body Measurements

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey age is 62. Risa Lavizzo-Mourey age has not been a problem in her work. Even at this age, she is showing traits of a great leader. Risa has a fit body that she has maintained even after having two kids.

Awards and Recognition 

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey has been honored many times for her remarkable work in the field of health and health care. She has received numerous honorary doctorates and various other awards. She has received commendations for her work from different organizations including, Harvard School of Public Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the University of Pennsylvania, National Library of Medicine, American Medical Women’s Association, and the National Medical Association. According to Forbes, Risa Lavizzo-Mourey is the world’s 97th most powerful woman as of 2016. Risa has been an inspiration to many aspiring young business minds who want to find as much sues and she has gained over the years in the field of business and health care.

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