Read St. Jude CEO’s letter urging masks for children in schools

By , Guest Columnist Published: August 26, 2021 11:00 AM CT

“Why are we now debating whether children should be protected amid a raging pandemic that has killed more than 600,000 in the U.S. alone?”


letter from St. Jude CEO Dr. James Downing masks Executive order 84
James R. Downing

James R. Downing

Dr. James R. Downing is president and CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. He leads an $11.5 billion commitment to accelerate progress in the research and treatment of pediatric cancer and other catastrophic diseases by expanding St. Jude clinical care and scientific programs in Memphis and around the globe.


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