J. Racquel Collins, PhD

J. Racquel Collins, PhD

Departments

Assistant Dean

Racquel Collins earned her PhD in Cancer and Radiation Biology from Wake Forest University School of Medicine and her MBA from the University of Memphis. Her career at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital began in 2008 as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2011, she joined the Molecular Pathology Laboratory as a board-certified medical technologist, where she was responsible for genetic testing and assay development. In 2014, Racquel became the director of Scientific Lab Operations, where she provided administrative and supervisory direction for Scientific Operations and oversaw institution-led laboratory shared resources. Racquel joined the Graduate School in May 2016, where her responsibilities include marketing, recruiting, admissions and mentoring.