Meet the Scholars
David Van Sickle, PhD
The RWJF Health & Society Scholars program gave me the training and perspective to see exciting new possibilities...
Keith Elder, PhD, MPH
New Connections creates an environment so encouraging…that you feel like you can do anything.
Linda Degutis, DrPH, MSN
The RWJF Health Policy Fellowship has had a tremendous influence on my life and career.
Malo André Hutson, PhD
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars program exposed me to innovative, multidisciplinary research...
Vanessa Grubbs, MD, MPH
The Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program has allowed me to launch my research program and exposes me to a wide network…
Sonya A. Grier, PhD, MBA
The Health & Society Scholars program gave me the freedom to think creatively about the social impact of marketing on health.
Sarah Miller, PhD
The interdisciplinary nature of the Scholars in Health Policy Research program allowed me to get the perspective of experts...
Mark Siemon, RN-BC, MPH, MSN
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation fellowship has provided me with the opportunity to interact and learn from students and scholars.
Melody S. Goodman, PhD, MPH
The most intangible outcome of my experience is the most precious...
Hector Rodriguez, PhD, MPH
New Connections is a fantastic opportunity for underrepresented junior faculty...
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).