Michelle Fanucchi has been named the first Faculty Ombudsperson for UAB. She will work with about 2,100 faculty and report directly to the Office of the Provost.
Fanucchi will step down from her position as Chair of the Department of Environmental Health Sciences, but will keep her tenured faculty appointment in the School of Public Health. She graduated from the College of Saint Scholastica and earned a PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology from the UC Davis. She became a faculty member a UAB in 2007. (UAB SOPH News; Faculty Bio.)
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