About Entry Testing

GuideSafe™ Entry Testing is a state-wide consortium led by the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) and the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH), in partnership with the University of South Alabama, working together to establish and support a broad, robust testing platform for the citizens of Alabama. GuideSafe™ Entry Testing is coordinated through the ADPH and engages regional public health districts and county offices. It includes an expanded laboratory testing unit at UAB, which yields high throughput and high accuracy. Additionally, the UAB laboratory uses its unique capacity to immediately expand and support underserved regions in our state. 

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Steering Committee

Dr. Mike Saag
Professor of Infectious Diseases

Dr. Scott Harris
Alabama Department of Public Health

Dr. Anupam Agarwal
Executive Vice Dean, School of Medicine, UAB

Allen Bolton
Vice President for Finance and Administration, UAB

John Daniel
General Counsel, UAB

Dr. Paul Erwin
Dean, School of Public Health, UAB

Dr. Michael Faircloth
Medical Director of Student Health, UAB

Dr. Ricky Friend
Dean, College of Community Health Sciences, UA

General Charles Krulak

Toni Leeth
Associate Dean for Strategic Planning and Administration, UAB

LaKisha Mack
Associate Dean for Finance and Administration, UAB

Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo
Director of Infectious Diseases, UAB

Myron Pope
Vice President of Student Affairs, UA

Gordon Stone
Higher Education Partnership

Dr. Selwyn Vickers
Senior Vice President and Dean,
School of Medicine, UAB


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Email: testing@guidesafe.org

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