Meet the Scholars
Yajaira Peña-Esparza, MS
As a doctoral fellow with the RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico, I have been exposed to...
Yamalis Diaz, PhD
I had never entertained the idea of pursuing a PhD prior to Project L/EARN, but today, I can't imagine doing anything else!
Thanks to Project L/EARN, I was a stronger applicant than I would have been without participating.
Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD
I knew that the generous support of the Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program would help me...
James Jennings, Ph.D.
New Connections has allowed me to discover important relationships between public health and community development.
Dalton Conley, PhD, MPPA
The research support and freedom provided to me by the Investigator Award allowed me to dive even deeper into the social...
Through this 10-week experience, I have been blessed to present my research in many forums, meet the people whose research...
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...
Andrea M. Lopez, MA
The RWJF Center for Health Policy has given me the tools to participate in health policy discussions across the disciplines.
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…
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).