Faculty Profile: Robyn Diaz

Robyn DiazSt. Jude Childrens Research Hospital262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 280 Memphis, TN 38105 Work Phone: (901) 595-2288Email Address:
Previous Courses Taught (4)
  • Health Law: Medical Staff Issues and Physician Employment
  • Health Law: Medical Staff Issues and Physician Employment
  • 18th Annual Health Law Primer
  • 17th Annual Health Law Primer
Biography

Robyn Whipple Diaz is Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she advises clients on health care regulatory matters, biomedical ethics, medical staff affairs, employment law and general operational, regulatory and transactional issues. Robyn currently serves as Chair of the American Bar Association Health eSource editorial board, Chair of the University of Memphis School of Law Institute for Health Law & Policy Advisory Board, and a member of the Executive Council of the Tennessee Bar Association Health Law Section. She also served as the inaugural Chair of the Memphis Bar Association Health Law Section. Before joining St. Jude, Robyn was a member of the in-house legal team at MedStar Health, a healthcare system in the Washington, D.C. region. Robyn was also previously an Adjunct Instructor at the Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Studies, where she taught courses on health law and served as an academic preceptor to students in Georgetown University’s Program in Health Care Management and Policy. Robyn received her J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center, her B.A. from Brandeis University, and earned a Certificate in Executive Leadership for Healthcare Professionals from Cornell University. She is admitted to practice law in the District of Columbia, New York and Tennessee.