Making a difference

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

‘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.

Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

To mark 2019 National Hispanic Heritage Month, St. Jude is honoring some our dedicated Hispanic employees. Learn more about their work.

Paws at Play: St. Jude welcomes furry, four-legged colleagues

Paws at Play: St. Jude welcomes furry, four-legged colleagues

St. Jude child life specialists welcome Puggle and Huckleberry, the hospital’s newest employees. Read more about their journey and St. Jude Paws at Play.

Child Life specialist puts kids at ease

Child Life specialist puts kids at ease

Amy Kennedy helps patients navigate difficult moments. Read about the child life specialist’s role at St. Jude.

Physician leads team’s effort to address patient safety

Physician leads team’s effort to address patient safety

Hana Hakim leads program to ensure healthy, safe environment for patients, families and staff.

Michael Moloney Designs for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Michael Moloney Designs for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway

Michael showcases his interior design work in different houses for the St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway each year.

St. Jude LIFE Biostatistician Plays to Win in Pediatric Cancer Fight

St. Jude LIFE Biostatistician Plays to Win in Pediatric Cancer Fight

Biostatistician Deo “Kumar” Srivastava helps researchers analyze St. Jude LIFE data.

Audiovisual technician delves into the science of sound

Audiovisual technician delves into the science of sound

Eddy Garcia grew up surrounded by sound. Learn how his music career led to a role at St. Jude.

Clinical pharmacist’s career path winds to St. Jude

Clinical pharmacist’s career path winds to St. Jude

Clinical pharmacist Melissa Bourque dispenses the details of how her career in medicine took shape. Read more about her path to St. Jude.

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