Meet the Scholars
Levi Garraway MD, PhD
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program fellowship served as an important catalyst that...
Jill Quadagno, PhD
The Investigator Award in Health Policy Research allowed me to pursue my research interest in the history of health reform efforts.
Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
New Connections is a fantastic opportunity for underrepresented junior faculty...
Dawne (Harris) Mouzon, MPH, MA, PhD
I never would have thought to try to publish my senior honors project if it hadn’t been for my Project L/EARN...
Marie L. Lobo, PhD, RN, FAAN
The RWJF Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at UNM engages nursing scholars to become distinguished leaders...
Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA
As a Clinical Scholar, I have developed the skills to design and conduct health services research that will improve care...
Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
Keith Elder, PhD, MPH
New Connections creates an environment so encouraging…that you feel like you can do anything.
Thanks to Project L/EARN, I was a stronger applicant than I would have been without participating.
Sally S. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Having a leadership role in the RWJF PhD in Nursing With a Concentration in Health Policy program...
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).