Meet the Scholars
Piia T. Hanson, MSPH
My scholarship in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Certificate Program has been an invaluable experience...
Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA
As a Clinical Scholar, I have developed the skills to design and conduct health services research that will improve care...
James Jennings, Ph.D.
New Connections has allowed me to discover important relationships between public health and community development.
Sally S. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Having a leadership role in the RWJF PhD in Nursing With a Concentration in Health Policy program...
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MPH
The most intangible outcome of my experience is the most precious...
Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
Marie L. Lobo, PhD, RN, FAAN
The RWJF Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at UNM engages nursing scholars to become distinguished leaders...
My education and career prospects were strengthened immeasurably by Project L/EARN.
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program—first as...
Dawne (Harris) Mouzon, MPH, MA, PhD
I never would have thought to try to publish my senior honors project if it hadn’t been for my Project L/EARN...
About the Programs
In 2014, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) began to develop
new programs that strive to increase the number of scholars/fellows/leaders
we support annually.
Spotlight on Impact
Patricia Drehobl, MPH, RN, is associate director for program development at the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC). She is an alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Executive Nurse Fellows program (2007-2010).