Meet the Scholars
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.
Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN
The RWJF Health Policy Fellowship has had a tremendous influence on my life and career.
Andrea M. Lopez, MA
The RWJF Center for Health Policy has given me the tools to participate in health policy discussions across the disciplines.
Robert Atkins, PhD, RN
The RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars program gave me the resources and support to intensify my work as a researcher...
Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
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!
David Van Sickle, PhD
The RWJF Health & Society Scholars program gave me the training and perspective to see exciting new possibilities...
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
Donna Zulman, MD, MS
The RWJF Clinical Scholars program provides an unparalleled opportunity to interact with...
The exposure that I received as a Community Health Leader increased the visibility of our work at the Cancer Resource...
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).