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St. Jude Leadership

 
 

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee, has a senior management team of core, key decision-makers, along with a larger executive committee focused on making the best decisions for the good of hospital patients and employees.

  • James R. Downing, MD
    • President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    • Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
  • Dana Bottenfield

    Dana Bottenfield

    Bottenfield

    • Senior Vice President, Human Resources
  • Shari Capers

    Shari Capers

    Capers

    • Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Decision Support
  • Robyn Diaz, JD

    Robyn Diaz, JD

    Diaz

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Legal Officer
  • Jose Fernandez

    Jose Fernandez

    Fernandez

    • Senior Vice President, Campus Operations & Design and Construction
  • Patricia M. Flynn, MD
    • Senior Vice President and Medical Director of Quality and Patient Care
    • Deputy Clinical Director
  • Elizabeth Fox, MD, MS
    • Senior Vice President, Clinical Trials Research
    • Associate Director for Clinical Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Terrence Geiger, MD, PhD
    • Senior Vice President and Deputy Director for Academic and Biomedical Operations
  • Virgil Holder

    Virgil Holder

    Holder

    • Chief of Staff
  • Robin Mutz, MPPM, BSN, RNC, NEA-BC

    Robin Mutz, MPPM, BSN, RNC, NEA-BC

    Mutz

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Nurse Executive
  • Keith Perry, MBA

    Keith Perry, MBA

    Perry

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Information Officer
  • Kelvin Womack

    Kelvin Womack

    Womack

    • Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion

Executive Committee

    • President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    • Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
    • Chair, Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
    • R. J. Ulrich Endowed Chair
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Control & Survivorship Program
    • Director, Center of Excellence for Data Driven Discovery
    • Chief, Division of Quality of Life and Palliative Care
    • Attending Physician, Quality of Life Service
    • Director, Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Program
    • Director, Brain Tumor Research Division
    • Associate Director, Basic Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Co-Leader, Neurobiology & Brain Tumor Program
  • Shari Capers

    Capers

    • Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning & Decision Support
    • Director, Division of Experimental Hematology
    • Chair, Surgery Department
    • Director, Surgical Research
  • Robyn Diaz, JD

    Diaz

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Legal Officer
    • Chair, Developmental Neurobiology Department
    • Co-Leader, Developmental Biology & Solid Tumor Program
    • Chair, Pathology Department
    • Director, Neuropathology
    • Director, Center for Experimental Neurotherapeutics
    • Senior Vice President and Medical Director of Quality and Patient Care
    • Deputy Clinical Director
    • Senior Vice President, Clinical Trials Research
    • Associate Director for Clinical Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Chair, Department of Pediatric Medicine
    • Co-Chair, Department of Oncology
    • Director, Neuro-Oncology Division
    • Co-Leader, Neurobiology & Brain Tumor Program
    • Senior Vice President and Deputy Director for Academic and Biomedical Operations
    • Chair, Department of Bone Marrow Transplantation & Cellular Therapy
    • Chair, Immunology Department
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
    • Chair, Genetics Department
  • Virgil Holder

    Holder

    • Chief of Staff
    • Director, Cancer Survivorship Division
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Control & Survivorship Program
    • Chair, Structural Biology Department
    • Executive Vice President
    • Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
    • Adjunct Faculty, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    • Director, Center for Pediatric Neurological Disease Research
    • Chair, Radiation Oncology Department
    • Executive Vice President
    • Scientific Director
    • Chair, Biostatistics
    • Endowed Chair in Biostatistics
    • Deputy Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
    • Medical Director, St. Jude Biorepository
  • Robin Mutz, MPPM, BSN, RNC, NEA-BC

    Mutz

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Nurse Executive
    • Executive Vice President
    • Clinical Director
    • Physician-in-Chief
    • Director, Solid Tumor Division
    • Co-Leader, Developmental Biology & Solid Tumor Program
    • Chair, Diagnostic Imaging Department
    • Chief, Neuroradiology Section
  • Keith Perry, MBA

    Perry

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Information Officer
    • Chair, Psychology Department
    • Chair, Oncology Department
    • Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
    • Director, China Region, St. Jude Global
    • Executive Vice President
    • Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Director, Molecular Oncology Division
    • Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control
    • Associate Director, Population Sciences, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Rodriguez-Galindo

    • Executive Vice President
    • Chair, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
    • Director, St. Jude Global
    • Co-Associate Director, Outreach, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Chair, Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Member, Tumor Cell Biology
    • Chair, Tumor Cell Biology Department
    • Chair, Cell & Molecular Biology Department
    • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    • Director, St. Jude Translational Neuroscience Initiative
    • Chair, Infectious Diseases Department
    • Director, Children's Infection Defense Center (CIDC)
    • Chair, Hematology Department
    • President and Dean, St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • Full Member, Department of Structural Biology
  • Kelvin Womack

    Womack

    • Vice President, Diversity and Inclusion
    • Chair, Department of Computational Biology