The Audit Committee serves to ensure internal audit activities comply with the University of Texas System policies. The Committee is responsible for ensuring internal audit coverage for UTHealth encompasses the full breadth of operations; the executive management of UTHealth is aware of the audit activities and findings; the scope of audits or dissemination of information from such audits is not inhibited by any one individual; and the audit function is carried out with the highest attainable level of efficiency and professionalism.
Membership consists of the following individuals. The committee chair is appointed by the UTHealth president.
|Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D.||President – UTHealth|
|Kevin Dillon||Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – UTHealth|
|Michael Blackburn, Ph.D.||Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer - UTHealth|
|Michael Tramonte||Senior Vice President, Finance & Business Services and Chief Financial Officer– UTHealth|
|Melissa Pifko, J.D.||Vice President and Chief Legal Officer - UTHealth|
|Amar Yousif||Vice President and Chief Information Officer – UTHealth|
|Eric Fernette||Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer - UTHealth|
|LaTanya Love, M.D.||
Executive Vice President, Student Affairs & Diversity, Dean of Education ad interim, McGovern Medical School - UTHealth
|Karen Spillar, J.D.||Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer - UTHealth|
|Beverly Moore||Associate Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer – UTHealth|
|Richard Andrassy, M.D.||Executive Dean-Interim, McGovern Medical School - UTHealth|
The external membership of the audit committee consists of three individuals appointed by the UTHealth president with staggered two-year terms. These terms start with the beginning of the fiscal year.
|Name||Title||Term Begins||Term Ends|
Robert George (Chair, UTHealth Audit Committee)
|Retired Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, Faculty, McCombs Graduate School of Accounting||September 2018||August 2024|
|John Sperry||Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kelsey-Seybold||September 2018||August 2024|
|Ben Melson||Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center||September 2018||August 2022|
|Joe Bridges||President, Bridges Family Petroleum, Inc.||February 2019||August 2024|
MSRDP and DSRDP Members
|John A. Valenza, D.D.S||DSRDP Vice Chair – Board of Directors, Dean – School of Dentistry - UTHealth|
|Richard Andrassy, M.D.||MSRDP Executive Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs - McGovern Medical School - UTHealth|