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Meet the Scholars

  • Jill Quadagno, PhD
    The Investigator Award in Health Policy Research allowed me to pursue my research interest in the history of health reform efforts.
  • Lon Newman, MS
    Having a collegial relationship with other Community Health Leaders award recipients has provided me with a working network...
  • Kynna Wright-Volel, PhD, RN, MPH
    The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program has granted me the opportunity to gain additional skills...
  • Monique Trice
    SMDEP deepened my passion to educate underserved patients on the importance of good oral health and disease prevention.
  • 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...
  • Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
    I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
  • Marie L. Lobo, PhD, RN, FAAN
    The RWJF Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at UNM engages nursing scholars to become distinguished leaders...
  • Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH
    My father is a primary care physician in innercity Detroit. I've always aspired to replicate his unwavering dedication to...
  • Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
    New Connections is a fantastic opportunity for underrepresented junior faculty...
  • 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...