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.

Senior Management Council

  • James R. Downing, MD
    • President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    • Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
  • James I. Morgan, PhD
    • Executive Vice President
    • Scientific Director
  • Ellis J. Neufeld, MD, PhD
    • Executive Vice President
    • Clinical Director
    • Physician-in-Chief
  • Mary Anna Quinn

    Mary Anna Quinn

    Quinn

    • Executive Vice President
    • Chief Administrative Officer
  • Charles W. M. Roberts, MD, PhD
    • Executive Vice President
    • Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Director, Molecular Oncology Division
  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Rodriguez-Galindo

    • Executive Vice President
    • Chair, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
    • Director, International Outreach Program
    • Associate Director, Outreach, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Robyn Diaz, JD

    Robyn Diaz, JD

    Diaz

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Legal Officer
  • Pam Dotson

    Pam Dotson

    Dotson

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Nursing Officer
  • Pat Keel

    Pat Keel

    Keel

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Financial Officer
  • Keith Perry, MBA

    Keith Perry, MBA

    Perry

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Information Officer

Executive Committee (2017)

    • President and Chief Executive Officer, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    • Director, Molecular Pathology Laboratory
    • Director, Brain Tumor Research Division
    • Co-Leader, Neurobiology & Brain Tumor Program
  • Shari Capers

    Capers

    • Vice President, Strategic Planning & Decision Support
    • Chair, Surgery Department
    • Chief, General Pediatric Surgery Division
    • Director, Surgical Research
  • Robyn Diaz, JD

    Diaz

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Legal Officer
  • Pam Dotson

    Dotson

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Nursing Officer
    • Chair, Developmental Neurobiology Department
    • Director, Developmental Biology Division
    • Co-Leader, Developmental Biology & Solid Tumor Program
    • Chair, Pathology Department
    • Director, Neuropathology
    • 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
    • Medical Director, Clinical Pathology
    • Co-Scientific Director (Interim)
    • Chair, Immunology Department
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
    • Chair, Genetics Department
    • Director, Cancer Survivorship Division
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention & Control Program
    • Interim Chair, Chemical Biology & Therapeutics
  • Pat Keel

    Keel

    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Financial Officer
    • Adjunct Faculty, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
    • Chair, Radiation Oncology Department
    • Executive Vice President
    • Scientific Director
    • Co-Leader, Hematological Malignancies Program
    • Director, Solid Tumor Division
    • Co-Leader, Developmental Biology & Solid Tumor Program
    • Interim 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
    • Medical Director, China Program, International Outreach Program
  • Mary Anna Quinn

    Quinn

    • Executive Vice President
    • Chief Administrative Officer
    • Chair, Pharmaceutical Sciences Department
    • Executive Vice President
    • Director, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Director, Molecular Oncology Division
    • Chair, Department of Epidemiology and Cancer Control Department
    • Associate Director, Cancer Prevention & Control, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Prevention & Control Program
  • Carlos Rodriguez-Galindo, MD

    Rodriguez-Galindo

    • Executive Vice President
    • Chair, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
    • Director, International Outreach Program
    • Associate Director, Outreach, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Co-Leader, Cancer Biology Program
    • Vice President, Clinical Trials Administration
    • Associate Director, Clinical Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Adjunct Faculty, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    • Chair, Tumor Cell Biology Department
    • Interim Chair, Department of Biostatistics
    • Director, Division of Epidemiology & Cancer Control & Psychology
    • Director, Division of Mentoring Assistant and Associate Faculty Members
    • Chair, Cell & Molecular Biology Department
    • Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    • Associate Director, Basic Research, Comprehensive Cancer Center
    • Chair, Infectious Diseases Department
    • Director, Children's Infection Defense Center (CIDC)
    • Chair, Hematology Department
    • Dean, St. Jude Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences
    • Chair, Department of Computational Biology