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.
Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program—first as...
Helena Dagadu, MPH
Health policy research is my passion—and my path to solutions.
Rashawn Ray, PhD
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
Dawne (Harris) Mouzon, MPH, MA, PhD
I never would have thought to try to publish my senior honors project if it hadn’t been for my Project L/EARN...
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.
Wanda Montalvo, RN, MSN, ANP
The Executive Nurse Fellows program is the best professional gift of my career...
Raymond Phillips, PhD, MS, RN
Being an Executive Nurse Fellow has provided an unparalleled opportunity to envision the future by...
SMDEP gave me the confidence to lead and achieve. Six short weeks were long on results that will influence me for a lifetime.
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).