Meet the Scholars
Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH
My father is a primary care physician in innercity Detroit. I've always aspired to replicate his unwavering dedication to...
Tennille L. Marley, MPH
As a doctoral and dissertation fellow at the RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico, I have grown as...
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.
Lisa A. Worden
One of the most significant benefits to participating in the Ladder to Leadership program is the increased insight I’ve gained...
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.
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program—first as...
Lon Newman, MS
Having a collegial relationship with other Community Health Leaders award recipients has provided me with a working network...
Raymond Phillips, PhD, MS, RN
Being an Executive Nurse Fellow has provided an unparalleled opportunity to envision the future by...
Wanda Montalvo, RN, MSN, ANP
The Executive Nurse Fellows program is the best professional gift of my career...
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).