The statistics are stark: People of color are vastly underrepresented in medical and scientific professions. But various programs—including ones sponsored by Johnson & Johnson—are working to help level the playing field.
Mobilizing to help coworkers in need. Increasing diverse representation in clinical trials. Advocating on behalf of people living with life-altering medical conditions. Learn about the extraordinary ways these trailblazers made a difference in 2022.
For Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, learn how one woman advocated for herself and fought to complete her family after she was diagnosed with hemolyticdisease of the fetus and newborn—and why Johnson & Johnson is committed to finding a better treatment for this rare and deadly blood disorder.
A life-threatening condition that afflicts young cancer patients. A rare and painful form of pediatric arthritis. Learn about how Johnson & Johnson is innovating to use existing medications to help kids with these illnesses—and meet two women on the forefront of this game-changing work.
Johnson & Johnson's Brian Woodfall, M.D., was working at a Vancouver clinic in the mid-1990s. That's where he met Tiko Kerr, who became one of the first patients to take the company's HIV medicines—and has thrived to this day. For National AIDS Awareness Month, watch as Kerr, Dr. Woodfall and fellow researcher Joss J. De Wet, M.D., reflect on how those treatments have saved lives and continue to evolve, in this moving video.
For Pride Month, Lynn Discenza shares her transition journey and how gender-affirmation surgery helped her reclaim her confidence and be who she's always wanted to be. Plus, learn how Johnson & Johnson MedTech is working to help ensure more people have access to the life-changing procedure.
Imagine learning that your children have an uncommon genetic disorder that will likely cause them to lose their vision by their 20s. Here’s how one mother dealt with this shocking diagnosis—and how she's supporting her kids while scientists look for a cure.
Healthcare providers who contracted TB on the job. A microbiologist researching new treatments. An activist ensuring attention is paid to one of the world’s greatest health threats. These young leaders share one goal: to help end TB.
As the pandemic spread, many young people experienced anger, stress—even depression. But a Save the Children initiative supported by Johnson & Johnson is teaching them how to manage their difficult emotions.
For World Schizophrenia Awareness Day, learn about how one inspiring young man with the condition is thriving despite the challenges—and how Johnson & Johnson is helping him and others like him to find new ways to manage their mental illness.
Alisha Bridges once lived in shame about her chronic skin condition, which causes itchy and scaly patches. Now she’s on a mission to educate and empower others living with the autoimmune disease. For World Psoriasis Day, she's sharing her story.
The idea of sight loss can be scary—but prompt diagnosis by an eye specialist can, in many cases, help preserve vision. For World Sight Day, let these two patient stories inspire you to take action and schedule your checkup.