Meet the Scholars
Gabriel Sanchez, PhD
Student participation in the RWJF Center for Health Policy enables them to direct their education toward public service in...
Sarah Szanton, PhD, NP
As a Nurse Faculty Scholar, I learned to leverage my work through leadership training, media training, and academic channels.
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
Beatrix Hoffman, PhD
The Investigator Award transformed my career. It enabled me to conduct historical research at dozens of archives around the country...
Arlene Goldsmith, LCSW, PhD
The RWJF Community Health Leaders award dramatically increased the visibility of New Alternatives for Children...
Jesus A. Araujo, MD, MSc, PhD
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program has been instrumental in facilitating and energizing my career...
Robert Atkins, PhD, RN
The RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars program gave me the resources and support to intensify my work as a researcher...
Raymond Phillips, PhD, MS, RN
Being an Executive Nurse Fellow has provided an unparalleled opportunity to envision the future by...
Malo André Hutson, PhD
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program exposed me to innovative, multidisciplinary 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...
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).