Meet the Scholars
Hahrie Han, PhD
The Scholars in Health Policy Research program has provided invaluable assistance in expanding my research agenda...
Marcella Nunez-Smith, MD, MHS
The Clinical Scholars program encourages us to think "outside the box"....
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.
James Jennings, Ph.D.
New Connections has allowed me to discover important relationships between public health and community development.
Lisa A. Worden
One of the most significant benefits to participating in the Ladder to Leadership program is the increased insight I’ve gained...
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
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...
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.
Becoming a doctor - from dream to destination, thanks to SMDEP.
Joanne Iritani, MN, RN
As an Executive Nurse Fellow, I was exposed to differing health care approaches, starting with the integration of service...
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
A. Monique Clinton-Sherrod, PhD, is a 2008 alumna of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s New Connections program. She is an RTI research psychologist with extensive experience in prevention research associated with a variety of psychosocial issues.