Meet the Scholars

  • Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
    As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
  • Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
    I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
  • Andrea M. Lopez, MA
    The RWJF Center for Health Policy has given me the tools to participate in health policy discussions across the disciplines.
  • Monique Trice
    SMDEP deepened my passion to educate underserved patients on the importance of good oral health and disease prevention.
  • Gabriel Sanchez, PhD
    Student participation in the RWJF Center for Health Policy enables them to direct their education toward public service in...
  • Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
    New Connections is a fantastic opportunity for underrepresented junior faculty...
  • Adrienne Perry
    SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
  • Felix Contreras
    SMDEP gave me the confidence to lead and achieve. Six short weeks were long on results that will influence me for a lifetime.
  • Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD
    I knew that the generous support of the Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program would help me...
  • Giselle Colorado
    My education and career prospects were strengthened immeasurably by Project L/EARN.