Meet the Scholars
Adejoke Ayoola, PhD, RN
The RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars program is equipping me with the skills I need to be a good nursing educator, an effective leader…
Thanks to Project L/EARN, I was a stronger applicant than I would have been without participating.
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...
Jonathan B. Jaffery, MD, MS
My year working for the Senate Finance Committee as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow was life-altering...
Helena Dagadu, MPH
Health policy research is my passion—and my path to solutions.
Sonya A. Grier, PhD, MBA
The Health & Society Scholars program gave me the freedom to think creatively about the social impact of marketing on health.
Malo André Hutson, PhD
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program exposed me to innovative, multidisciplinary research...
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MPH
The most intangible outcome of my experience is the most precious...
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.
Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN
The RWJF Health Policy Fellowship has had a tremendous influence on my life and career.
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).