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.
|Dr. Giuseppe Colasurdo||President – UTHealth|
|Kevin Dillon||Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer – UTHealth|
|Dr. Latanya Love||Executive Vice President, Student Affairs & Diversity and Dean of Education, McGovern Medical School - UTHealth|
|Dr. John Hancock||Senior Vice President of Research Strategy and Innovation and Executive Dean, McGovern Medical School - UTHealth|
|Dr. Jagat Narula||Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer - UTHealth|
|Andrew Casas||Senior Vice President, UTHealth and Chief Operating Officer, Practice Plan|
|Michael Tramonte||Senior Vice President, Finance & Business Services and Chief Financial Officer– UTHealth|
|Melissa Pifko, J.D.||Senior 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|
|Karen Spillar, J.D.||Vice President of Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer - UTHealth|
|Richard Anselme||Chief Information Security Officer ad interim – 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 - UT Austin||September 2018||August 2024|
|Ben Melson||Retired Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center||September 2018||August 2025|
|John Sperry||Retired Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Kelsey-Seybold||September 2018||August 2024|
|Dr. Joe Bridges||President, Bridges Family Petroleum, Inc.||February 2019||August 2024|
MSRDP and DSRDP Members
|Dr. Richard Andrassy||MSRDP Senior Vice President for Clinical Affairs and Strategy - McGovern Medical School - UTHealth|
|Dr. John A. Valenza||DSRDP Vice Chair – Board of Directors, Dean – School of Dentistry - UTHealth|