Meet the Scholars
Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
Helena Dagadu, MPH
Health policy research is my passion—and my path to solutions.
Prior to receiving the Community Health Leaders award, advocacy for our organization and our youth was labored and difficult.
Through this 10-week experience, I have been blessed to present my research in many forums, meet the people whose research...
Levi Garraway MD, PhD
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program fellowship served as an important catalyst that...
Raymond Phillips, PhD, MS, RN
Being an Executive Nurse Fellow has provided an unparalleled opportunity to envision the future by...
Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA
As a Clinical Scholar, I have developed the skills to design and conduct health services research that will improve care...
Jesus A. Araujo, MD, MSc, PhD
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program has been instrumental in facilitating and energizing my career...
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.
Lisa A. Worden
One of the most significant benefits to participating in the Ladder to Leadership program is the increased insight I’ve gained...
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).