Meet the Scholars
Julie Willems Van Dijk, RN, PhD
Think Big! For me, those two words capture the essence of how the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellows program...
Kynna Wright-Volel, PhD, RN, MPH
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Nurse Faculty Scholars program has granted me the opportunity to gain additional skills...
Alexandre Carter, MD, PhD
Since I became a Harold Amos scholar, the support of the national advisory committee has given me more confidence...
Dharma E. Cortes, PhD
New Connections offers the unique opportunity to conduct research designed to uncover in-depth understanding of health...
Jeffrey Gonzalez, PhD
I can’t think of any other single experience during college that had more to do with getting me to where I am today.
Hans Noel, PhD
The RWJF Scholars in Health Policy program has opened up a new research agenda for me on the politics of public health...
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program—first as...
Cheryl Chun, MA, MS
I want to do more than just care for my patients. I want to create a better health care delivery system for my community.
Jesus A. Araujo, MD, MSc, PhD
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program has been instrumental in facilitating and energizing my career...
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.
About the Programs
The scholar, fellow and leadership programs within the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Human Capital Portfolio invest in a multifaceted group of innovative and inspired people, supporting or recognizing their efforts to improve health and health care for everyone.
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.