The UA System Health & Safety Advisory Committee ensures the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff across our three campuses. The Advisory Committee, composed of health, safety, and education specialists throughout the UA System, will monitor relevant risks and advise on policies and protocols.

UA System Health and Safety Advisory Committee Members

  • Chip Bivins | Chief Audit and Compliance Officer
  • Charlie Taylor | Director of External Affairs, UA System
  • Steven Anderson |  Director of System Security, UA System
  • Lynn Cole | Director of System Communications, UA System
  • Katie Crenshaw |  Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, UAB
  • Dr. Paul Erwin | Dean, UAB School of Public Health
  • Dr. Richard Friend | Dean of College of Community Health Sciences, UA
  • Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo | Director, Division of Infectious Diseases, UAB Medicine
  • Amber McPhail | Director of Student Health Services, UAH
  • Dr. Kristi Motter |Vice President for Student Affairs, UAH
  • Dr. Sarah Nafziger |Vice President for Clinical Operations, UAB Health System
  • Dr. Michael Saag | Professor Emeritus, Division of Infectious Diseases, UAB Medicine
  • Chad Tindol |Chief Administrative Officer, UA

Campus-Specific Information

Campus incident command centers are primarily responsible for the ongoing evaluation and execution of their respective health and safety policies, including COVID-related protocols. For health guidelines and information, please visit the following links:

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