Meet the Scholars
Arlene Goldsmith, LCSW, PhD
The RWJF Community Health Leaders award dramatically increased the visibility of New Alternatives for Children...
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program—first as...
Gabriel Sanchez, PhD
Student participation in the RWJF Center for Health Policy enables them to direct their education toward public service in...
Prior to receiving the Community Health Leaders award, advocacy for our organization and our youth was labored and difficult.
Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD
I knew that the generous support of the Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program would help me...
Wanda Montalvo, RN, MSN, ANP
The Executive Nurse Fellows program is the best professional gift of my career...
Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
David Van Sickle, PhD
The RWJF Health & Society Scholars program gave me the training and perspective to see exciting new possibilities...
Allison Aiello, PhD, MS
The RWJF Health & Society Scholars program allowed me to develop a strong...
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
The Clinical Scholars program encourages us to think "outside the box"....
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
Four decades ago, RWJF gave a grant to a visionary who called the world’s attention to the health effects of child abuse and neglect. Ever since, RWJF has developed physician-scientists who have helped child abuse pediatrics grow into a large and influential medical subspecialty.