Meet the Scholars
Helena Dagadu, MPH
Health policy research is my passion—and my path to solutions.
Vanessa Grubbs, MD, MPH
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program has allowed me to launch my research program and exposes me to a wide network…
James Jennings, Ph.D.
New Connections has allowed me to discover important relationships between public health and community development.
Hans Noel, PhD
The RWJF Scholars in Health Policy program has opened up a new research agenda for me on the politics of public health...
Sarah Miller, PhD
The interdisciplinary nature of the Scholars in Health Policy Research program allowed me to get the perspective of experts...
Sonya A. Grier, PhD, MBA
The Health & Society Scholars program gave me the freedom to think creatively about the social impact of marketing on health.
Jeffrey Gonzalez, PhD
I can’t think of any other single experience during college that had more to do with getting me to where I am today.
The exposure that I received as a Community Health Leader increased the visibility of our work at the Cancer Resource...
Janet Phoenix, MD, MPH
My RWJF Health Policy Fellowship as an adviser to a senior legislator on the Senate Finance Committee broadened my knowledge base.
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
About the Programs
Beginning in 2014, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will 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).