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Kristin Stephenson, MHA, JD

Kristin Stephenson, MHA, JD

  • Director, Office of Strategy & Alliances
  • Pediatric Translational Neuroscience Initiative


JD - St. Mary’s University
MS (Healthcare Administration) – Trinity University
BS (Nursing) – Catholic University of America
Executive Education – Accelerating Innovation in Precision Medicine – Harvard Business School


Kristin Stephenson joined St. Jude in 2021 to lead the Office of Strategy & Alliances in the Pediatric Translational Neuroscience Initiative (PTNI). Immediately before joining St. Jude, Kristin served as EVP, Chief Advocacy and Clinical Services Officer for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Prior to her tenure in the non-profit space, Kristin served as an attorney in the health care litigation practice groups of Fulbright & Jaworski, LLP (now Norton Rose Fulbright) and Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer and Feld, LLP, and as a business consultant in the healthcare practice of Arthur Andersen, LLC.