Elizabeth Jane Walker

Elizabeth Jane Walker

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

Elizabeth Walker is a content editor in the Communications Department and managing editor of Promise Magazine at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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St. Jude mourns the death of Arthur W. Nienhuis, MD

Gene therapy pioneer led St. Jude through unprecedented growth

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Feb 5, 2021

Leader, mentor, scientist, physician and gene therapy pioneer: Arthur Neinhuis' extensive legacy of science and medicine.

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Science begets science: The legacy of Betty Mortimer Roberts, PhD

Science begets science: Betty Mortimer Roberts, PhD

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Feb 2, 2021

Betty Roberts researched the science of hockey’s slap shot and football’s field goal kick – and it changed both sports forever.

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The life and legacy of Joseph Simone, MD

The life and legacy of Joseph Simone, MD

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Jan 26, 2021

St. Jude pays homage to a physician scientist who helped lead the first curative treatment for childhood leukemia.

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Clara Mason: Humble nursing and research pioneer

Clara Mason: Humble Pioneer

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Oct 30, 2020

As one of the first advanced practice nurses at St. Jude, Clara Mason contributed to clinical trials that helped save countless lives.

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The truth about pandemics: 5 questions about COVID-19 and flu

The truth about pandemics: 5 questions about COVID-19 and flu

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Sep 30, 2020

Where does coronavirus come from? What should we expect this flu season? Infectious disease experts talk about COVID-19 and flu.

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Searching for John Smith: Out of the Shadows

Searching for John Smith: Out of the Shadows

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Feb 17, 2020

Even though he treated patients and conducted research until 1978, little was known about John W. Smith, the first African American physician at St. Jude.

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Pediatric otolaryngology: Taking care of ears, noses and throats

Pediatric otolaryngology: Taking care of ears, noses and throats

Posted by Elizabeth Jane Walker | Sep 13, 2018

Pediatric cancers cause many problems above the neck. Pediatric otolaryngology seeks to repair cancer’s damage to children’s ears, noses and throats.

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