Meet the Scholars
Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
Keith Elder, PhD, MPH
New Connections creates an environment so encouraging…that you feel like you can do anything.
Becoming a doctor - from dream to destination, thanks to SMDEP.
Dorothy Roberts, JD
My Investigator Award in Health Policy Research provided the resources I needed to complete...
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...
Jill Quadagno, PhD
The Investigator Award in Health Policy Research allowed me to pursue my research interest in the history of health reform efforts.
Dalton Conley, PhD, MPPA
The research support and freedom provided to me by the Investigator Award allowed me to dive even deeper into the social...
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...
Sabrina McCormick, PhD, MA
As a Health & Society Scholar, I was able not only to ‘think big thoughts,’ but also to see how...
Piia T. Hanson, MSPH
My scholarship in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Certificate Program has been an invaluable experience...
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.