Blog Posts By: Jane Mosley, PhD

How could our communities be more healthy, powerful, and inclusive?

March 31, 2022


Earlier this year, Health Forward Foundation announced a new plan to move the needle on health equity over the next 10 years. Our purpose statement is: Every day we work […]

Celebrating Jane Mosley’s 15-year anniversary

January 12, 2022


Jane Mosley has been directing Health Forward’s learning and evaluation for the last 15 years. Early on, she co-led our Healthy Lifestyles funding round and served as a program officer, […]

Survey provides comprehensive health data in Kansas, Missouri

Kansas and Missouri Consumer Health Access report

August 9, 2018


Communities often need richer detail on access to health care and coverage than federal surveys can offer. That is why the Health Forward Foundation, along with our partners the Kansas […]

Grantee survey provides Health Forward with valuable feedback

May 18, 2017


The Health Forward Foundation places a high emphasis on using data to make decisions. Evaluation of projects and programs is necessary in order to learn. It helps us determine what […]

Where’s the health data?

January 25, 2017


Health Forward funds over 200 organizations each year ranging from grassroots organizations to large health systems and universities. Though different in size and scope, they are all working to improve […]

Theory of change builds on 11 years of experience

December 12, 2016


As 2016 winds down, we begin our annual blog series where Health Forward associates review highlights from our work this past year. In our sixth post, Jane Mosley explains the […]

A look back at 2015: What we learned about the next Decade of Difference

December 23, 2015


For the past 18 months, Health Forward has been working on a project that examined how we’ve advanced health in our region over the past 10 years. The fruits of […]

Celebrating a Decade of Difference

September 18, 2015


In 2012, then Health Forward President/CEO Steve Roling was on his way home from a conference when he had an idea, or as Steve promoted them to staff, “an opportunity.” […]

Marketplace Enrollment: A Case Study in How Evaluation Should Work

December 15, 2014


On day six of our Year In Review series, Health Forward Program and Evaluation Officer Jane Mosley presents a case study on why evaluation is crucial to a project’s success. […]

Data Website Offers Reliable Figures for Grantees

December 12, 2013


Before we bid farewell to an eventful year dominated by the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events and projects […]

2012 CEP survey highlights perception of Health Forward in community

December 12, 2012


It’s been a busy year for Health Forward and our grantees. Before we bid farewell to an eventful year, our Health Forward associates take a look back at significant events […]

Food Policy in the Kansas City Metro

September 21, 2010


I recently participated in the Kansas City Food Policy Summit, which was in August at the Kaufmann Foundation. It was organized by the City of Kansas City, Missouri and several […]


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