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About Promise - Autumn 2014

Promise, Autumn 2014

Promise is a quarterly publication of the
Communications Department
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105-3678

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On the cover: Music therapist Amy Love and Farrah Courville
Photo by Peter Barta


St. Jude President and Chief Executive Officer
James R. Downing, MD

ALSAC Chief Executive Officer
Richard C. Shadyac Jr.

Director of Internal Communications
Judith Black Moore

Interim Director of Marketing Communications
Sara Hudson, PhD

Elizabeth Jane Walker

Art Director
Jessica W. Anderson

Contributing Writers
Anita Houck
Lynda Nance
Leigh Ann Roman
Cindy Wolff

Peter Barta
Seth Dixon
Ann-Margaret Hedges

Editorial Advisory Board

Deepa Bhojwani, MD
Leah Brooks
Leslie Davidson
Aditya Gaur, MD
Christine Kirk
Josephina Ofiara
Joseph Opferman, PhD
Amy Scott
Carrie L. Strehlau
Penny Tramontozzi
Regina Watson
Carole Weaver, PhD
John Zacher
Steve Zatechka, PhD

Public Information: 1-866-2STJUDE (278-5833), ext. 3306

Donations: 1-800-822-6344

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, American Lebanese Syrian Associated Charities and ALSAC are registered trademarks.

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital’s mission is to advance cures, and means of prevention, for pediatric catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. Consistent with the vision of our founder, Danny Thomas, no child is denied treatment based on race, religion or a family’s ability to pay.

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For inquiries about stories in this publication, call (901) 595-2125 or e-mail Articles may be reprinted with written permission. ©2014.