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Rural Health Scholar Pipeline
Multidisciplinary Scholarship Committee


We are young professionals seeking to impart change.

We come from different professions and life trajectories, as we acknowledge that there is not one clearly defined path to your future. 


Amy Matheny, MD, MPH

Physician, Partnership Health Center

Associate Program Director, Family Medicine Residency of Western Montana

Amy is a Family Medicine physician and educator, nature lover, and avid home cook. Her professional work includes the full spectrum of outpatient Family Medicine, HIV and Hepatitis C care, inpatient Obstetrics and Newborn Care, and curriculum development for Family Medicine residents.


Stephen Ward, BA

Software Engineer, The New York Times

Stephen is a software engineer based in Portland, Oregon with a decade of experience developing feature-rich applications for the cloud. He currently maintains the checkout experience for The New York Times website.


Charlie Jose, MD, MPH (Chair)

Physician, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center

Clinical Instructor, University of Washington School of Medicine

Charlie is a Family Medicine doctor, public health advocate, and outdoor enthusiast. Charlie provides outpatient care in Ketchikan, Alaska. He is passionate about health care delivery at the extremes of life, from welcoming newborns into the world to helping patients through end-of-life care. Charlie is fluent in both English and Tagalog.


Will Wagner, JD

Associate Attorney, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Will is an attorney based in Sacramento, California whose practice centers on the defense of consumer product companies against allegations of health warning omissions and deceptive advertising claims.


Nisha Singh, MS

Senior Product Manager, Machine Learning, Flatiron Health, Inc.

Nisha has a decade of experience in healthcare research, clinical trial management, and health tech. In her current role, she leads a team of analysts at the healthcare technology company, Flatiron Health, based in New York City. She is excited about the intersection of data, healthcare, and technology.

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