St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital officials have named Larry Kun, MD, as Clinical Director and Executive Vice President.
Dr. Kun will guide all aspects of clinical care and oversee clinical operations, clinical effectiveness practices and patient care quality programs for the 7,800 patients who are treated or receive post-treatment care at St. Jude each year. Dr. Kun has served as Chair of the St. Jude Department of Radiological Sciences and will remain in that position.
Dr. Kun brings more than 35 years of academic and patient care experience to his new role. He succeeds Joseph Laver, MD, who has accepted a position at Stony Brook University Hospital in New York. ■