Meet the Scholars
Laura Lopez-Sanders, PhD, MA, MEd
As a member of a vibrant intellectual community of current and former Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in...
SMDEP has prepared me to do great things... like helping to reverse the oral health crisis.
Piia T. Hanson, MSPH
My scholarship in the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health Policy Certificate Program has been an invaluable experience...
Rashawn Ray, PhD
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research program gave me access to an extraordinary network...
Lon Newman, MS
Having a collegial relationship with other Community Health Leaders award recipients has provided me with a working network...
My education and career prospects were strengthened immeasurably by Project L/EARN.
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.
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.
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...
Donna Zulman, MD, MS
The RWJF Clinical Scholars program provides an unparalleled opportunity to interact with...
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).