Meet the Scholars
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
Piia T. Hanson, MSPH
My scholarship in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Certificate Program has been an invaluable experience...
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MPH
The most intangible outcome of my experience is the most precious...
Arun Patel, MD, JD, MBE
As many of my colleagues have said, my Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellowship was a career- and life-changing experience.
Lon Newman, MS
Having a collegial relationship with other Community Health Leaders award recipients has provided me with a working network...
SMDEP gave me the confidence to lead and achieve. Six short weeks were long on results that will influence me for a lifetime.
Yamalis Diaz, PhD
I had never entertained the idea of pursuing a PhD prior to Project L/EARN, but today, I can't imagine doing anything else!
Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH
My father is a primary care physician in innercity Detroit. I've always aspired to replicate his unwavering dedication to...
Justin Woodhouse II, BSN, MBA
The amount of growth I have experienced during the past two years would not have been possible without the Executive Nurse...
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...
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).