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Keith Perry

Keith Perry

  • SVP & CIO
  • St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

Keith Perry, CHCIO, is the senior vice president and chief information officer for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. In this role, he oversees all aspects of delivering a technology strategy for clinical, research, and administration that aligns with the institutional mission to find cures and save children. Prior to St. Jude, he was associate vice president and deputy chief information officer at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center responsible for executive leadership for a portfolio of information services that support the institutional mission to eliminate the burden of cancer.

Perry also served as director of enterprise technology and director of business line applications for U.S. Oncology where he oversaw a team responsible for all technology infrastructure services and clinical research technology. He started his healthcare career with Columbia/HCA Healthcare as director of application technology and architecture.

Perry completed his Bachelor of Science in computer science at Harding University and Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Houston. Perry has obtained the Certified Healthcare Chief Information Officer (CHCIO) designation and Fellow (FCHIME) status through the College of Healthcare Information Management Executive (CHIME) organization. His is also a member of Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and a board member of the Greater Memphis IT Council.