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Auditing & Advisory Services

Audit Committee


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.

Permanent Membership



Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo, M.D.

President – UTHealth

Kevin Dillon

Senior Executive Vice President, Chief Operating and Financial Officer – UTHealth

William Lemaistre

Assistant Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer – UTHealth

Richard L. Miller

Vice President and Chief Information Officer – UTHealth 

Daniel Reat, J.D. 

Chief Legal Officer ad interim – UTHealth

Dr. Michael Blackburn

Executive Vice President, Chief Academic Officer and Dean, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Dr. George Stancel, Ph.D.

Executive Vice President for Academic and Research Affairs - UT Health

Dr. Barbara Stoll, Ph.D

Dean, McGovern Medical School - UTHealth

Michael Tramonte

Sr. Vice President, Finance & Business Services – UTHealth

External Membership

The external membership of the audit committee consists of four individuals appointed by the UTHealth president with staggered two-year terms. These terms start with the beginning of the fiscal year.



Term Begins

Term Ends

Carroll Aulbaugh

Chief Financial Officer, Memorial Hermann Healthcare System; Retired

October 2011

August 2017

Robert George (Chair)

Retired Partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC, Faculty, McCombs Graduate School of Accounting

September 2015

August 2018

John Sperry

Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kelsey-Seybold

September 2015

August 2018

MSRDP and DSRDP Members



Dr. John A. Valenza, D.D.S

DSRDP Vice Chair – Board of Directors, Dean – School of Dentistry

Dr. Richard Andrassy, Ph.D