2018 Recipients of the Woodrow Wilson Award

Elizabeth J. Fowler, BSPH ’74
Elizabeth Fowler served President Obama as special assistant on healthcare and economic policy at the National Economic Council. In 2009 and 2010, she was Chief Health Counsel to Senate Finance Committee Chair, Senator Max Baucus (D-MT), where she played a critical role in developing the Senate version of the Affordable Care Act.
Rhonda Glover, Ed ’02
Rhonda Glover joined the Federal Bureau of Investigation in 1984, and during her thirty-year career served as a Special Agent and investigator from Newark to the Caribbean. She has played leadership roles as Assistant Special Agent in Charge (ASAC) of the New Haven Field Office overseeing the National Security Branch, and a project lead for the Human Resources Division, FBIHQ.
Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson, Med ’93
Dr. Elizabeth Cuervo Tilson is the Health Director for the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. She is currently the medical director for community care of Wake and Johnson counties, serves as the chief network medial director for community care of North Carolina, and has been in the forefront of the North Carolina Medicaid’s move toward high-quality, patient-centered care and practice improvement.
Robert O. Work, SAIS ’94
Bob Work was the Defense Department's second-ranking civilian leader from 2014 until 2017, after a term as Under Secretary of the Navy from 2009 to 2013. He served 27 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, retiring as a colonel after serving as Military Assistant and Senior Aide to the Honorable Richard Danzig, 7lst secretary of the Navy.