2014-06-25 – St. Jude Children’s Names Dr. Richard Downing CEO
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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital announced the appointment of James R. Downing, M.D., as its new Chief Executive Officer, effective July 15, 2014. Downing will be the sixth CEO since the hospital opened in 1962.
Downing most recently has served as the Deputy Director, Executive Vice President and Scientific Director of the hospital, which is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases.