Meet the Scholars
Mark Siemon, RN-BC, MPH, MSN
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellowship has provided me with the opportunity to interact and learn from students and scholars.
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...
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...
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.
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.
Yamalis Diaz, PhD
I had never entertained the idea of pursuing a PhD prior to Project L/EARN, but today, I can't imagine doing anything else!
Allison Aiello, PhD, MS
The RWJF Health & Society Scholars program allowed me to develop a strong...
Justin Woodhouse II, BSN, MBA
The amount of growth I have experienced during the past two years would not have been possible without the Executive Nurse...
Arlene Goldsmith, LCSW, PhD
The RWJF Community Health Leaders award dramatically increased the visibility of New Alternatives for Children...
Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN
The RWJF Health Policy Fellowship has had a tremendous influence on my life and career.
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
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).