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Welcome to our new cohort of scholars!

Meet the Scholars

“I’m excited about bridging the gap between community, research, and policy and bringing knowledge and skills back to my community.”
– MARY KEOVISAI

Mary Keovisai, PhD student, Social
Welfare, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, New York

Meet the Scholars

  1. Health Policy Research Scholars

    TAKING BOLD STEPS TO CHANGE THE STATUS QUO

    Meet the first cohort of fellows who are collaborating to advance a Culture of Health. These teams are leading innovative, discipline-spanning work across the country and taking bold steps to change the status quo and achieve greater equity in their home communities.

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  2. Jasmine Blanks Jones

    PHD STUDENT,
    EDUCATION AND AFRICAN STUDIES

    University of Pennsylvania

    Research Interests:
    • Youth Civic Engagement Practices
    • African and Diaspora Civic Development and Globalization
    • Performance Studies
    • Ethnography
    • Case Study Research
    Jasmine Blanks Jones

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  3. Dakota Cintron

    PHD STUDENT,
    EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY

    University of Connecticut

    Research Interests:
    • Longitudinal and Structural Equation Models
    • Psychopathology
    Dakota Cintron

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  4. Terrell Frazier

    PHD STUDENT, SOCIOLOGY

    Columbia University

    Research Interests:
    • Political Sociology
    • Collective Action and Social Movements
    • Social Networks
    • Stratification
    Terrell Frazier

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  5. Bobby Shed

    PHD STUDENT,
    MANAGEMENT SCIENCE, FINANCE

    University of Texas at Dallas

    Research Interests:
    • Social Divesting
    • Real Estate
    • Corporate Governance
    Bobby Shed

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Health Policy Research Scholars is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, led by The George Washington University.

meet our leadership team
  • Our partners include:
  • Academy Health
  • Mayo Clinic
  • UCLA
  • M University Of Michigan

Leadership Programs at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Health Policy Research Scholars is just one of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s leadership development programs offering high-level training and funding for people interested in applying their expertise—no matter what discipline—to help make our country healthier and more equitable.

CULTURE OF HEALTH LEADERS

Collaborate. Innovate. Transform Communities.

Individuals working in every field and profession receive $20,000 per year to advance a Culture of Health—one that enables everyone in America to live longer, healthier lives.

www.cultureofhealth-leaders.org
INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH LEADERS

Collaborating to Advance Community Change.

Teams of three—two researchers and one community partner—come together to use the power of applied research to strengthen communities, with annual support of $25,000 per person and a one-time research project grant of up to $125,000 for the team.

www.interdisciplinaryresearch-leaders.org
CLINICAL SCHOLARS

Redefine Health in Your Community.

Interdisciplinary teams of clinically active professionals receive an annual fellowship of $35,000 for each team member to support a project the team designs to address a challenging health issue in their community.

www.clinical-scholars.org