Subject Matter Experts

Curtis A. Carver Jr., PhD

Vice President for Information Technology / Chief Information Officer

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: GuideSafe™ Exposure Notification App, Informatics, GuideSafe™ Sentinel Testing and Technology Infrastructure

Sue Feldman RN, MEd, PhD

Director of Graduate Programs in Health Informatics in the UAB School of Health Professions Professor, UAB School of Health Professions and UAB School of Medicine

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: Implementation of the GuideSafe™ Platform tools – GuideSafe™ Healthcheck, Event Passport and Exposure Notification App

Scott Harris, MD, MPH

Acting State Health Officer, Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH)

GuideSafe™ Areas of Expertise: State Support for GuideSafe™, including CARES Act funding

George J. Netto, MD

Robert and Ruth Anderson Endowed Chair, UAB Department of Pathology

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: GuideSafe™ Student Entry Testing (Dr. Netto and team are processing every test performed on Alabama college students prior to their entry to their respective campuses)

Robert Allen Phillips

Executive Director, GuideSafe™ Testing

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: GuideSafe™ Partner/Vendor Collaborations

Michael Saag, MD

Professor of Medicine, UAB Division of Infectious Diseases; Associate Dean, Global Health, UAB School of Medicine

GuideSafe Area(s) of Expertise: GuideSafe™ Entry Testing, GuideSafe™ Sentinel Testing

Finis E. St. John IV

Chancellor of The University of Alabama System

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: UA System Role, Entry Task Force

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Mohanraj Thirumalai, MS, MEng, PhD

Assistant Professor, School of Health Professions; Co-Director, Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center; Director of Information and Communication Technology, UAB/Lakeshore Research Collaborative

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: Technical Development and Implementation of GuideSafe™ Platform tools: GuideSafe™ Healthcheck and Event Passport

Selwyn M. Vickers, MD

Dean, UAB School of Medicine, Senior Vice President for Medicine

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: GuideSafe™ Entry (Dr. Vickers is testing chair of the University of Alabama System Entry Task Force)

Ray L. Watts, MD

President, The University of Alabama at Birmingham

GuideSafe™ Area(s) of Expertise: UAB Overarching Role in GuideSafe™ Platform Development

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