Making a difference

Meet the supporters and staff of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital who help make our lifesaving mission possible.

Working like a dog: St. Jude Paws at Play celebrates six months of canine care

Working like a dog: St. Jude Paws at Play celebrates six months of canine care

Brittany Reed and Shandra Taylor share their thoughts on how Puggle and Huckleberry have made an impact on the hospital and their lives. Read their reflections.

Journey to the Jude: Escaping war and poverty in his homeland, chef Johnny Siv develops culinary talents to feed the St. Jude community

Journey to the Jude: Escaping war and poverty in his homeland, chef Johnny Siv develops culinary talents to feed the St. Jude community

After escaping the war-torn nation of his youth, chef Johnny Siv uses food to give back to the patients at St. Jude. Read more about his remarkable journey.

Tracing Martine Roussel’s independent streak from Africa to the National Academy of Sciences

Tracing Martine Roussel’s independent streak from Africa to the National Academy of Sciences

Martine Roussel, PhD, is renowned for investigations into molecular-level causes of cancer and strategies in developing new treatments for pediatric brain tumors. Read about her journey.

Chaplain Kimberly Russell uses creative talent to adapt spiritual care board for St. Jude patients

Chaplain Kimberly Russell uses creative talent to adapt spiritual care board for St. Jude patients

Learn how St. Jude chaplain Kimberly Russell helps non-verbal patients communicate spiritual needs.

Welcoming all who enter

Welcoming all who enter

Janice Ivory has given out tens of thousands of smiles to the patients, staff and families of St. Jude over the last 32 years.

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

We reflect on our heroes: doctors, patients and supporters who have been a part of our lifesaving mission.

Journey to the Jude: Inspired by global adventures, postdoc recruiter Deanna Tremblay seeks world-class scientists

Journey to the Jude: Inspired by global adventures, postdoc recruiter Deanna Tremblay seeks world-class scientists

Inspired by her global adventures, postdoc recruiter Deanna Tremblay of Academic Programs seeks world-class scientists.

Pediatric Cancer Genome Project sparks a decade of discovery

Pediatric Cancer Genome Project sparks a decade of discovery

Leaders at St. Jude launched a bold initiative in 2010 to define the genomic landscape of pediatric cancer.

‘Tis the season for science: Elf rescue teaches students fun lesson

‘Tis the season for science: Elf rescue teaches students fun lesson

Patients in the St. Jude School Program used math and science to rescue stranded elves. Discover how they saved the holidays.

My Corner of the World: Regina Kolaitis, PhD

My Corner of the World: Regina Kolaitis, PhD

Scientist turned liaison Regina Kolaitis of the St. Jude Liaison Office explains the breadth and depth of hospital’s research efforts to a non-scientific audience.

Physical therapist grateful for her colleagues, opportunities after earning hospital’s highest staff honor

Physical therapist grateful for her colleagues, opportunities after earning hospital’s highest staff honor

Amanda Curry received the hospital’s highest employee honor for her work with a new mobility program for patients. Discover why she thanks and credits her colleagues.

Longtime employee shares story of personal, family military service

Longtime employee shares story of personal, family military service

Seven years of U.S. Navy service helped prepare veteran Yvonne Carroll for her role as director of hematology patient services. Read her story.

St. Jude talent experience advisor extends hospitality to job candidates and their families

St. Jude talent experience advisor extends hospitality to job candidates and their families

From hospitality to human resources: Linda Smith of Human Resources changed careers to help St. Jude advance its mission.

Respiratory therapists are vital part of patient care

Respiratory therapists are vital part of patient care

Respiratory therapists are emergency responders who assist patients with breathing or cardiopulmonary disorders. Learn more about their role

St. Jude employee’s journey inspires new adoption benefit

St. Jude employee’s journey inspires new adoption benefit

With the help of the St. Jude Adoption Assistance Program, Child Life specialist Ashley Carr adopted her daughter, Nora, in 2017.

Physician assistant helps teen sickle cell patients navigate through treatment

Physician assistant helps teen sickle cell patients navigate through treatment

Paul Lavoie helps prepare sickle cell patients for the transition to adult care. Learn why his role is important to patients’ long-term health.

A well-placed edit: Scientific Editor changed career plans

A well-placed edit: Scientific Editor changed career plans

From bench scientist to scientific editor: Vani Shanker, PhD, of Scientific Editing revised her career plans.

Doggy duo a perfect match for St. Jude

Doggy duo a perfect match for St. Jude

St. Jude hospital dogs have been training for their new roles since birth. Learn about how they were chosen for their work.

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Running, gaming, walking, golfing – there are many ways you can volunteer or fundraise and use your time to support St. Jude kids.

 

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