REDEFINE HEALTH IN YOUR COMMUNITY

Meet the Fellows

“I believe every person is entitled to health. As a pediatrician, I have the unique opportunity to influence a family’s concept of health from the beginning of a child’s life.”
ANITA MARTIN , MD, Elbowoods Memorial Health Center

[Pictured Left to Right]

Kelly McGrady, RN

Monica Taylor-Desir, MD, MPH

Anita Martin, MD

Leolani Ah Quin, LCSW, DBH

Meet the Fellows

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  1. Clinical 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. Pharmacy Deserts: Chicago

    THE PROBLEM OF PHARMACY CLOSURES AND ACCESS TO MEDICINES ON CHICAGO'S WEST AND SOUTH SIDE

    Our local pharmacies are closing, we are working with our community to improve prescription medication access.

    Project focus:
    • Access to Medicine
    • Accountable Communities
    • Community Health
    • Perscription Drugs

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    • [From Left to Right]
    • Dima Qato, PharmD, MPH, PhD
    • Shannon Zenk, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
  3. Oral Health: Georgia

    The Burden of Poor Oral Health in Georgia

    We are expanding capacity to provide oral health services to Atlanta and to communities throughout Georgia.

    Project focus:
    • Oral Health
    • School-based Health Care
    • Low-income Communities
    • Health Equity

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    • [From Left to Right]
    • CHARLES MOORE , MD
    • HOPE BUSSENIUS, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
    • DAVID REZNIK, DDS
  4. Mental Health: Los Angeles

    Creating a Culture of Mental Health

    We are preventing behavioral health disparities in an immigrant community through community partnerships.

    Project focus:
    • Behavioral Health
    • Child Health
    • Immigrant Health
    • Mental Health

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    • [From Left to Right]
    • JED DAVID, MS, OT
    • HORACIO LOPEZ, MD
    • AVIRIL SEPULVEDA, MS, OT
    • JOYCE JAVIER, MD, MPH, MS
    • DEAN COFFEY, PsyD
  5. Preschool Wellness: Los Angeles

    PRESCHOOL WELLNESS CONSULTATION: A WHOLE BODY SOLUTION TO A WHOLE BODY PROBLEM

    Adverse Chilldhood Experiences effect school readiness and health outcomes later in life. Our program brings prevention and early intervention to school-aged children.

    project focus:
    • Behavioral and Mental Health
    • Nutrition
    • Occupational Health
    • School-based Health Care

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    • [From Left to Right]
    • Maya Lindemann, RN/BSN
    • Matthew Ruderman, M.Ed, PhD
    • Lara Sando, PhD
Clinical Scholars is a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
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LEADERSHIP PROGRAMS AT THE ROBERT WOOD JOHNSON FOUNDATION

Clinical 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.

HEALTH POLICY RESEARCH SCHOLARS

Apply Your PhD Research to Build Healthier Communities

Supported by an annual $30,000 stipend, second-year full-time doctoral students from underrepresented populations and/or disadvantaged backgrounds apply their research to build healthier, more equitable communities and diversify the field of future leaders.

healthpolicyresearch-scholars.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.

interdisciplinaryresearch-leaders.org
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.

cultureofhealth-leaders.org
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