Meet the Scholars
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...
Laura Lopez-Sanders, PhD, MA, MEd
As a member of a vibrant intellectual community of current and former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in...
Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD
I knew that the generous support of the Investigator Awards in Health Policy Research program would help me...
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
Through this 10-week experience, I have been blessed to present my research in many forums, meet the people whose research...
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 Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
Sabrina McCormick, PhD, MA
As a Health & Society Scholar, I was able not only to ‘think big thoughts,’ but also to see how...
Stanley Frencher, MD, MPH
My father is a primary care physician in innercity Detroit. I've always aspired to replicate his unwavering dedication to...
Beatrix Hoffman, PhD
The Investigator Award transformed my career. It enabled me to conduct historical research at dozens of archives around the country...
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).