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About Promise - Winter 2015

Promise, Winter 2015

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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(901) 595-2125

On the cover: Lukas Etchison
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
Kerry Healy
Anita Houck
Ginger Porter
Leigh Ann Roman

Peter Barta
Seth Dixon
Ann-Margaret Hedges
Justin Veneman

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

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 is leading the way the world understands, treats and cures childhood cancer and other life-threatening diseases. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs it makes, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing and food—because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Articles may be reprinted with written permission. ©2015.