Meet the Scholars
Efrain Talamantes, MD, MBA
As a Clinical Scholar, I have developed the skills to design and conduct health services research that will improve care...
Hans Noel, PhD
The RWJF Scholars in Health Policy program has opened up a new research agenda for me on the politics of public health...
Through this 10-week experience, I have been blessed to present my research in many forums, meet the people whose research...
The exposure that I received as a Community Health Leader increased the visibility of our work at the Cancer Resource...
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.
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.
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!
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
Marie L. Lobo, PhD, RN, FAAN
The RWJF Nursing and Health Policy Collaborative at UNM engages nursing scholars to become distinguished leaders...
Jonathan B. Jaffery, MD, MS
My year working for the Senate Finance Committee as a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Fellow was life-altering...
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).