Meet the Scholars
Sally S. Cohen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Having a leadership role in the RWJF PhD in Nursing With a Concentration in Health Policy program...
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...
The exposure that I received as a Community Health Leader increased the visibility of our work at the Cancer Resource...
David Van Sickle, PhD
The RWJF Health & Society Scholars program gave me the training and perspective to see exciting new possibilities...
Lawrence Casalino, MD, PhD
Participating in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program—first as...
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.
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...
Tennille L. Marley, MPH
As a doctoral and dissertation fellow at the RWJF Center for Health Policy at the University of New Mexico, I have grown as...
Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
About the Programs
Beginning in 2014, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) will develop
new programs that strive to increase the number of scholars/fellows/leaders
we support annually.
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.