St. Jude names new CIO: 3 things to know

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis, Tenn., has named Keith Perry CIO.

Here are three things to know about Mr. Perry.

1. As CIO, Mr. Perry will provide strategic counsel and leadership for the hospital's information technology initiatives.  

2. Mr. Perry joins St. Jude from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where he served as associate vice president and deputy CIO. His accomplishments in that role include managing the division's $290 million annual budget, and implementing high performance computing programs to support research and clinical applications, such as next-generation genomic sequencing and proton beam modeling.

3. Mr. Perry earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from HardingUniversity in Searcy, Ark., and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Houston.


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