PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
Robyn Diaz
St. Jude Childrens Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place, MS 280
Memphis, TN 38105
Work Phone: (901)595-2288
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Robyn Whipple Diaz is Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Officer at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, where she advises clients on fraud and abuse prevention, clinical contracting, biomedical ethics, medical staff affairs, employment law and general operational, regulatory and transactional issues. She is the founder of the Memphis Bar Association Health Law Section and served as its first Chair, from 2012-2013. Before joining St. Jude, Robyn was a member of the in-house legal team at MedStar Health, a healthcare system with a network of nine hospitals 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. She co-chaired the Health Law Section of the District of Columbia Bar and served on the District of Columbia Hospital Association Quality, Safety and Compliance Committee. Robyn has written and presented on a wide variety of health law issues, including access to care, human subject research protections, and conflicts of interest in medicine, and has been published in the Health Lawyer, the Journal of Health Care Law & Policy, the Pittsburgh Journal of Environmental and Public Health Law, Health eSource, and the HMOs and Health Plans Newsletter. 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.

Additional Information

TBA Membership Status: Member : 2014 - 2015
Legal Education: Georgetown University Law Center
Year Licensed: 2003
Year Licensed in Tennessee: 2011
Other Licenses: DC, NY
Section Membership(s): Young Lawyers Division, Corporate Counsel Section, Health Law Section, TBA Members
Practice Areas/Areas of Interest: International Law, Labor & Employment Law, Corporate Counsel, Science & Technology, Family Law, Health & Hospital Law, Insurance Law