St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Names Keith Perry As Chief Information Officer 8/18/2015
St Jude Childrens Research Hospital Names Keith Perry As Chief Information Officer
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Names Keith Perry As Chief Information Officer
8/18/2015 6:33:23 AM
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Â St. Jude Children's Research Hospital has named Keith Perry as chief information officer (CIO) to provide strategic counsel and leadership for the hospital's information technology initiatives. Â
Keith Perry, CIO, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
Perry joins St. Jude from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston where he served as associate vice president and deputy chief information officer.
Some of his
greatest accomplishments in this role include; managing the division's 290 million dollar annual budget, and implementing high performance computing programs to support research and clinical applications, such as next-generation genomic sequencing and proton beam modeling.
"Today, more than ever, technology plays a large role in patient care and a hospital's organization," said Perry
"I look forward to being part of the St. Jude
team and contributing to the hospital's mission of finding cures and saving children."
Perry earned a bachelor's degree in computer science from Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, and an MBA from the University of Houston.