Meet the Scholars
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD
What an amazing gift to be included in such a wonderfully talented group of junior faculty from across the country engaged in...
Becoming a doctor - from dream to destination, thanks to SMDEP.
Wanda Montalvo, RN, MSN, ANP
The Executive Nurse Fellows program is the best professional gift of my career...
Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
New Connections is a fantastic opportunity for underrepresented junior faculty...
Levi Garraway MD, PhD
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program fellowship served as an important catalyst that...
Dorothy Roberts, JD
My Investigator Award in Health Policy Research provided the resources I needed to complete...
Myra Parker, PhD, MPH
I’ve seen immediate benefits. I’m excited about tapping into the growing New Connections community of scholars...
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MPH
The most intangible outcome of my experience is the most precious...
Jeffrey Gonzalez, PhD
I can’t think of any other single experience during college that had more to do with getting me to where I am today.
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!
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).