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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.

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
  • Pat Keel, FHFMA
    • Executive Vice President
    • Chief Financial and 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


    • Executive Vice President
    • Chair, Department of Global Pediatric Medicine
    • Director, St. Jude Global
    • Co-Associate Director, Outreach, Comprehensive Cancer Center
  • Robyn Diaz, JD

    Robyn Diaz, JD


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

    Keith Perry, MBA


    • Senior Vice President
    • Chief Information Officer

Executive Committee