About Promise - Winter 2013

Promise, Winter 2013

Promise is a quarterly publication of the 

Communications Department
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, Tennessee 38105-3678

On the cover: MJ Holloway
Photo by Peter Barta


Hospital Director and Chief Executive Officer
Dr. William E. Evans

ALSAC Chief Executive Officer
Richard C. Shadyac Jr.

Senior Vice President of Communications
Kimberly Ovitt

Director of Internal Communications
Judith Black-Moore

Director of External Communications
Nicola Ziady

Editorial Staff

Print Production Manager and Editor
Elizabeth Jane Walker

Art Director
Jessica W. Anderson

Contributing Writers
Kerry Healy
Mike O'Kelly
Mary Powers
Leigh Ann Roman

Peter Barta
Seth Dixon
Ann-Margaret Hedges
Justin Veneman

Editorial Advisory Board

Deepa Bhojwani, MD
Leah Brooks
Leslie Davidson
Colleen Finn
Aditya Gaur, MD
Christine Kirk
Joseph Opferman, PhD
Amy Scott
Sheri Spunt, MD
Carrie L. Strehlau
Penny Tramontozzi
Regina Watson
John Zacher
Steve Zatechka, PhD

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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 elizabeth.walker@stjude.org. Articles may be reprinted with written permission. ©2013.