University Health and Safety

Parent unit(s): Office of the Vice President for University Services

Unit Contact Information

US mailing address: 501 SE 23rd Avenue, Thompson Center for Environmental Management, Minneapolis MN 55455  Map

Campus mail address: ThompCtr, del code 2681

Phone number: (612) 626-6002

Fax number: (612) 624-1949

uhs@umn.edu

http://www.uhs.umn.edu

Employee Information

  • Assistant Vice PresidentKen Kerns, (612) 626-4399, kkerns@umn.edu

    • Chief of StaffKelsey Schwarzrock, (612) 624-6370, kes@umn.edu

      • Administrative Support

      • Senior Office AssistantJulie Beauvais, (612) 624-6060, beauv001@umn.edu

      • Executive Administrative SpecialistPeggy Krystyniak, (612) 625-2437, krist006@umn.edu

      • Administrative SpecialistMary Wilcox, (612) 625-0452, wilcox@umn.edu

      • Information Technology

      • Business Application ManagerRebecca Kindelspire, (612) 624-8445, weina007@umn.edu

      • Training and Communication

      • Training and Communications ManagerCherie Lemer, (612) 626-7744, cmlemer@umn.edu

    • Biosafety and Occupational Health Department

    • DirectorBetty Kupskay, (612) 626-5590, kupsk001@umn.edu

      • Biosafety, (612) 626-6002, Fax: (612) 624-1949

      • Biosafety Lab SpecialistXiaohong Chen, (612) 624-5495, chenx448@umn.edu

      • Biosafety SpecialistNancy Rolstad, (612) 624-1562, nrolstad@umn.edu

      • Biosafety SpecialistRobin Tobias, (612) 625-3084, tobia030@umn.edu

      • Occupational Health, (612) 626-5008, Fax: (612) 626-9643

      • Occupational Health Program SpecialistTricia Van Ee Molbert, (612) 626-5886, vane0080@umn.edu

    • Building Codes Department, 270 Donhowe Building, (612) 625-3318, Fax: (612) 625-6667, bcd@umn.edu

    • Department of Emergency Management, 140 University Office Plaza, (612) 625-8047, Fax: (612) 625-6660, dem@umn.edu

    • DirectorLisa Dressler, (612) 625-9446, dressler@umn.edu

      • Assistant Director, Emergency ManagementMike Martin, (612) 626-1388, memartin@umn.edu

      • Senior Emergency Management CoordinatorKrysta Reuter, (612) 626-1518, kreuter@umn.edu

      • Emergency Management CoordinatorBrady VandenBerghe, (612) 999-4353, bvandenb@umn.edu

      • University of Minnesota Emergency Medical Services

      • UMEMS Team Manager, (612) 626-1312

      • Field Training Officers ( FTOs )

        • Jesse Abelson

        • Brian Lewis

        • Meghan Simpson

        • Aaron Yeshe

  • Department of Environmental Health and Safety, (612) 626-6002, uhs@umn.edu

    • DirectorMike Austin, (612) 626-6436, austi001@umn.edu

      • Lab and Research Safety Division

      • Environmental Compliance Division

        • Environmental Affairs CoordinatorJanet Dalgleish, (612) 626-7095, dalgl006@umn.edu

          • Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianBrian Brosnan, (612) 624-6836, bros0020@umn.edu

          • Regulatory Programs and Permits SpecialistJulianne Rantala, (612) 626-7957, jrantala@umn.edu

      • Industrial Hygiene Division

        • Industrial Hygiene ManagerMike Maurer, (612) 624-6454, maure017@umn.edu

          • Environmental Health and Safety Compliance SpecialistMike Buck, (612) 624-4715, buckx001@umn.edu

          • Industrial Hygienist and ErgonomistNeil Carlson, (612) 626-5714, carls001@umn.edu

          • Research Safety ProfessionalJean Cranston, (218) 726-7273, jfcranst@d.umn.edu

          • Public Health Specialist-DuluthLaura Lott, (218) 726-6917, llott@d.umn.edu

          • Senior Health and Safety Technician-DuluthAndy Kimball, (218) 726-6764, akimball@d.umn.edu

          • Health Care Environmental SpecialistAndy Streifel, (612) 626-5804, strei001@umn.edu

      • Regulated Waste Division, Thompson Center for Environmental Management, (612) 626-1604, Fax: (612) 626-1571, hazwaste@umn.edu

        • Regulated Materials ManagerAdam Krajicek, (612) 626-1590, krajicek@umn.edu

          • Principal Environmental Health and Safety Technician / Operations Lead WorkerBrett Alstad, (612) 624-8855, alst0021@umn.edu

          • Hazardous Waste Regulatory Compliance SpecialistCalvin Cole, (612) 624-6870, calvin@umn.edu

          • Principal Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianRobbie Eiker, (612) 626-1553, shuff001@umn.edu

          • Hazardous Materials Disposal SpecialistBrian Fulwiler, (612) 624-8855, fulwi001@umn.edu

          • Senior Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianDave Johnson, (612) 626-1829, johns380@umn.edu

          • Principal Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianGary Johnston, (612) 626-1553, johns104@umn.edu

          • Senior Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianSeth Miller, (612) 624-8855, svmiller@umn.edu

          • Senior Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianJon Poling, (612) 626-1859, polin004@umn.edu

          • Senior Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianAnn Postera, (612) 624-8855, post0068@umn.edu

          • Environmental Health and Safety TechnicianDave Shepard, (612) 624-8855, shepa125@umn.edu

          • Hazardous Materials Transport SpecialistFred Sommerfeld, (612) 624-8855, somme002@umn.edu

          • Chemical Waste SpecialistJon Wentworth, (612) 626-8736, wentw002@umn.edu

        • Workplace Safety Division

          • Manager, Workplace SafetyLarry Thompson, (612) 685-6007, thomp419@umn.edu

            • Safety Specialist and ErgonomistGreg Casura, (612) 626-5338, casur001@umn.edu

            • Environmental Health and Safety SpecialistTom Feiro, Crookston, (218) 281-8300, tfeiro@crk.umn.edu

            • Workplace Safety SpecialistJordan Romine, (612) 321-4695, romin020@umn.edu

            • Environmental Health and Safety SpecialistKay Sargent, (612) 685-6022, sarg0040@umn.edu

            • Occupational Health and Safety SpecialistPaul Serafini, (612) 625-8043, seraf006@umn.edu

            • Environmental Health and Safety SpecialistDean Olsen, Morris, (320) 589-6106, deolsen@morris.umn.edu

  • Air Permits, (612) 626-7095

  • Animal Research Protocols, (612) 626-3611, labsafe@umn.edu

  • Asbestos and Lead, (612) 624-6454

  • Chemical Hygiene Plan, (612) 626-3611, labsafe@umn.edu

  • Chemical Safety Day Program, (612) 626-1590

  • Chemical Waste Disposal, (612) 626-1604, Fax: (612) 626-1571

  • Electronic Equipment Disposal, (612) 626-1604

  • Emergency Response

  • Environmental Permits, (612) 626-7957

  • Ergonomics, (612) 624-6454

  • Fire and Life Safety, (612) 625-6846

  • Hazardous Materials Services, (612) 626-1590

  • Hazardous Waste Disposal, (612) 626-1604

  • Health Care Safety, (612) 624-6454

  • Industrial Hygiene, (612) 624-6454

  • Infectious Waste, (612) 626-1604

  • Lab Safety, (612) 626-3611, labsafe@umn.edu

  • Minnesota Employee Right to Know Act (MERTKA), (612) 625-6846

  • Noise Control, (612) 624-6454

  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Information, (612) 625-6846

  • Property Assessment, (612) 626-7095

  • Research Controlled Substances, (612) 624-6836

  • Respirator Fit Testing, (612) 624-6454

  • Safety Information, (612) 625-6846

  • Soil and Groundwater Contamination, (612) 626-7095

  • Spill Response (non-emergency chemical spill clean up), (612) 626-6002

  • Underground Storage Tanks, (612) 626-7095

  • Department of Radiation Safety, 501 Thompson Center for Environmental Management, (612) 626-6002, Fax: (612) 624-1949, uhs@umn.edu

    • Director, Radiation Safety OfficerBrian Vetter, (612) 626-5247, vette001@umn.edu

      • Health PhysicistBryce Armstrong, (612) 626-6764, barmstro@umn.edu

      • Assistant Radiation Safety Officer and Staff ManagerDavid Paulu, (612) 626-3293, paulu010@umn.edu

        • Principal Radiation Safety TechnicianAndy Astleford, (612) 626-6940, astle001@umn.edu

        • Radiation Safety SpecialistLis Devin, (612) 625-1682, edevin@umn.edu

        • Radiation Safety SpecialistBarb Hodge, (612) 626-3162, hodge139@umn.edu

        • Senior Radiation Safety TechnicianJacqueline Newhall, (612) 625-1664, newha027@umn.edu

        • Radiation Safety SpecialistJanet Silsby, (612) 626-1995, silsb001@umn.edu

      • Dosimetry, (612) 626-1664

      • Human Use Research, (612) 626-6764

      • Lab Surveys and Audits, Academic Health Center, (612) 626-1995

      • Lab Surveys and Audits, Minneapolis, (612) 626-6940

      • Lab Surveys and Audits, St. Paul, (612) 625-1682

      • Laser, Microwave, Magnetic fields, (612) 626-3293

      • Permit Information, (612) 626-5247

      • Radioactive Material Orders, (612) 625-1664

      • Radioactive Spill Response, (612) 626-6002

      • Radioactive Waste, (612) 625-1682

      • Training, (612) 626-3293

      • X-Ray, (612) 626-3162

Send update requests to cmlemer@umn.edu.