Meet the Scholars
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
Raymond Phillips, PhD, MS, RN
Being an Executive Nurse Fellow has provided an unparalleled opportunity to envision the future by...
Sabrina McCormick, PhD, MA
As a Health & Society Scholar, I was able not only to ‘think big thoughts,’ but also to see how...
Thanks to Project L/EARN, I was a stronger applicant than I would have been without participating.
Asher A. Turney, MD, MBA
The RWJF Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College Health Policy Certificate Program has been a great asset to me...
Laura Lopez-Sanders, PhD, MA, MEd
As a member of a vibrant intellectual community of current and former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in...
Janet Phoenix, MD, MPH
My RWJF Health Policy Fellowship as an adviser to a senior legislator on the Senate Finance Committee broadened my knowledge base.
My education and career prospects were strengthened immeasurably by Project L/EARN.
Robert Atkins, PhD, RN
The RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars program gave me the resources and support to intensify my work as a researcher...
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
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.