Chris Wallace, AS, MBA, MSA

Chris Wallace, AS, MBA, MSA

  • Coordinator, Grants & Contracts for Global Pediatric Medicine


Chris Wallace, AS, MBA, MSA, is coordinator of grants and contracts for Global Pediatric Medicine. She has been with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital for 18 years, the first 6.5 of which were in the Department of Hematology/Oncology as an administrative assistant, advancing to an administrative specialist.

She developed an interest in grants while assisting with the submission of the Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center Grant. In 2007, she accepted an administrative specialist position within the Grants and Contract Management Office (GCMO). Within a few years, Chris had been promoted from an administrative specialist to a grant and contract specialist, grant and contract administrator and finally grant and contract analyst. In this role, she interacted with Information Services on system issues and enhancements, and assisted with training and development of policies and procedures within her department. Also, while in GCMO, Chris completed her Master of Business Administration as well as a Master of Science in Accounting.

Aside from work, Chris loves listening to music and spending time with her children, grandchildren and family.