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Shayla Lawrence, MPH

Shayla Lawrence, MPH

  • Program Coordinator, Culturally Sensitive Global Oncology Program, Culture and Communication Program


Shayla Lawrence began her work with the Department of Global Pediatric Medicine as program coordinator, Culturally Sensitive Global Oncology Program with the Culture and Communication Program.

Shayla joined St. Jude Global Pediatric Medicine with years of prior experience as a federal contractor with the Department of Defense and a public health coordinator, focusing on maternal child health and psychological/behavioral health for high-risk populations.  

She studied anthropology and foreign language and received a Master of Public Health degree from the University of Memphis.

She enjoys calling Memphis home and loves the music, food, and culture of the city, but also loves seeing and learning about new places all over the world.