Meet the Scholars
Hahrie Han, PhD
The Scholars in Health Policy Research program has provided invaluable assistance in expanding my research agenda...
Yajaira Peña-Esparza, MS
As a doctoral fellow with the RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico, I have been exposed to...
The Summer Medical and Dental Education Program gave me the confidence that I could do it....
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MPH
The most intangible outcome of my experience is the most precious...
James Jennings, Ph.D.
New Connections has allowed me to discover important relationships between public health and community development.
Arlene Goldsmith, LCSW, PhD
The RWJF Community Health Leaders award dramatically increased the visibility of New Alternatives for Children...
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.
Dalton Conley, PhD, MPPA
The research support and freedom provided to me by the Investigator Award allowed me to dive even deeper into the social...
My education and career prospects were strengthened immeasurably by Project L/EARN.
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).