Core Team

The Core Team is charged with articulating guiding principles and key public health domains for reopening University of Arizona campuses.


Jeff Burgess, MD, MS, MPH

Professor and Associate Dean for Research

Mel and Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health


Team members

Diane Austin, PhD, Director, School of Anthropology,

Helena Rodrigues, PhD, Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources,

Kate Ellingson, PhD, Assistant Professor, Epidemiology and Biostatistics Department,


Office of the General Counsel Advisor

Sarah Meadows, Associate General Counsel, OGC,