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Meet the Fellows

“We will create a Culture of Health so that no foster care child will ever be treated as a commodity. We envision a world where children’s foster care past does not decide their future.”
DERRICK STEPHENS, LCSW, Project Director/Clinical Social Worker, First Step Care, LLC

[Pictured Left to Right]

ANNETTE BELL, MD

SLYVING BOURDEAU, LCSW

ASHA DAVIS, MD

CATHERINE DREW, PhD

DERRICK STEPHENS, LCSW

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. Transgender Health: New York

    A CENTER OF EXCELLENCE IN TRANSGENDER HEALTH FOR UPSTATE NEW YORK

    We are expanding and developing services to meet the demand for comprehensive transgender health and act as agents for change in our region.

    Project focus:
    • Transgender Health
    • Health Care System Improvement
    • Rural Health
    • On-site Health Care
    • Mental Health Services
    • Health Equity

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    • [From Left to Right]
    • CHRISTOPHER WOLF-GOULD, MD
    • CAROLYN WOLF-GOULD, MD
    • TANIA VILLA, PA, D
    • DIANE GEORGESON, MD
    • JUSTINE WOOLNER-WISE, LMSW
  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. Mental Health: Washington D.C.

    MHI-Street - a community integrated approach to mental health

    We are improving mental health through screening, training, referring, engaging, empowering and treating.

    project focus:
    • Behavioral Health
    • Mental Health
    • Health Equity
    • Social Determinants of Health

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    • [From Left to Right]
    • ERIN ATHEY, DNP, FNP, BSN;
    • NNEMDI KAMANU ELIAS, MD, MPH
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, first- or 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.

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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.

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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