International Outreach Contacts & Profiles

International Outreach Program
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
MS 721
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee  38105-3678  USA
Tel. (901) 595-2349*
Fax: (901) 595-3122
*This is not a patient referral number.

Interim International Outreach Program Co-Directors

Terrence Geiger, MD, PhD
Matthew Krasin, MD

Administrative Director

George Vélez, MBA, CFAAMA

Partner Site Program Directors
Asia Programs Director Ching-Hon Pui, MD
Brazil Program Director  
Chile Program Director Gaston Rivera, MD
El Salvador Program Director  
Guatemala Program Director Pedro de Alarcon, MD
Honduras Program Director  
Mexico Program Director  
Middle East Program Director Sima Jeha, MD
Morocco Program Director  
Philippines Program Director Catherine Lam, MD, MPH
Venezuela Program Director Pedro de Alarcon, MD
Medical Program Directors and Staff
Laboratory Medicine Director Randall Hayden, MD
Telemedicine Director Ibrahim Qaddoumi, MD
Infectious Diseases Program Director
Program Description
Miguela Caniza, MD
  International Epidemiology Coordinator Miriam González, MD
  Clinical Research Associate Kyle Johnson, PhD
My Child Matters Medical Director Alia Zaidi, MD
Nursing Director Vacant
Outreach Nursing Development Nursing Education Coordinator Courtney Hahn, MSN, RN, CPHON, CPNP-CA
Pathology Director Jesse Jenkins, III, MD
Surgery Director Bhaskar Rao, MD
Education Outreach
  Program Manager, International Informatics Ramkumar Ashokkumar, MS
  Cure4Kids Member Services and Live Events Coordinator Ana Shuler
  Coordinator, Cancer Educational Outreach Program Kate Ayers, MS
  Distance Learning Developer Beth Schaeffer, MALS
  Education Technologies Administrator Richard O'Brien
  Sr. Web/Database Developer Jay Knight
  Web/Database Developer Drew Wellman
International Visitors Program Coordinator
Program Description
Melanie Jackson, MA
Administrative Staff
  Manager of Information and Programs Blaire Benavides
  Administrative Specialist Eileen Perez
  Clinical Research Assistant Allyson Lopez
  Contracts & Budget Specialist Vacant
  Coordinator, Middle East Programs Raisa Ioffe, MA
  Administrative Specialist Marcia C. Chia