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...
SMDEP deepened my passion to educate underserved patients on the importance of good oral health and disease prevention.
Rashawn Ray, PhD
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
Donna Zulman, MD, MS
The RWJF Clinical Scholars program provides an unparalleled opportunity to interact with...
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...
Hahrie Han, PhD
The Scholars in Health Policy Research program has provided invaluable assistance in expanding my research agenda...
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…
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...
Andrea M. Lopez, MA
The RWJF Center for Health Policy has given me the tools to participate in health policy discussions across the disciplines.
Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
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).