Lab Safety Initiative Team Members

Provost Baldasty has appointed an advisory task force consisting of departmental deans, chairs, principal investigators, lab managers, administrators, and safety professionals to advise EH&S for the duration of this initiative. The knowledge and expertise of this task force, combined with the collective knowledge of the laboratory community, will help ensure that this initiative will facilitate safe research which meets requirements for health and safety and adds value to the University’s mission.

Task force members include:

Amanda Bidwell, Research Technologist, School of Environmental & Forest Sciences
Barry Lutz, Principal Investigator, Bioengineering
Beverly Berg-Rood, Administrator, Division of Medical Genetics
Charlie Lee, Lab Manager, Genome Sciences
Christopher Adams, Building Manager and Safety Officer, Molecular Engineering
Doug Gallucci, Assistant Director, Environmental Health & Safety
Gary Pedersen, Administrator, Chemistry
Jude Van Buren, Senior Director, Environmental Health & Safety
Lynn Hajjar, Principal Investigator, Comparative Medicine
Mark Murray, Assistant Director, Environmental Health & Safety
Paul Hopkins, Chair Emeritus, Chemistry
Sonia Honeydew, Facilities Specialist, College of Engineering
Stephanie Harrington, Associate Dean, College of the Environment
Sungwoo Hong, Research Scientist III, Environmental and Occupational Health Science
Tracy Harvey, Lab Safety Program Manager, Environmental Health & Safety
Trisha Davis, Chair, Biochemistry

EH&S Senior Director, Jude Van Buren, has appointed Assistant Director, Mark Murray, to spearhead the initiative. Tracy Harvey, Ph.D., Lab Safety Program Manager, and Alex Hagen, Lab Safety Mentor, will conduct the surveys of the pilot group and work with them one-on-one for the duration of the initiative.

Jude Van Buren, DrPH, MPH

Senior Director
Box 354400
(206) 543-7262
Mark D. Murray, PE

Assistant Director
Box 354400
(206) 616-6261
Tracy Harvey, Ph.D.

Lab Safety Program Manager
Box 354400
(206) 616-3778

Alex Hagen

Lab Safety Mentor/
Compliance Analyst
Box 354400
(206) 221-2339

Serena Tarica

Program Strategist
Box 354400
(206) 543-0382