The Business Office within the College of Public Health Dean’s Office serves as the central coordinating office for financial and personnel matters, including budget management, payroll, employee in-state and out-of-state travel, procurement and human resources.

Services and responsibilities:

  • Overseeing financial operations, including maintaining the annual budget, developing financial reports.
  • Works with college administration and departments in developing business practices that adhere to UGA administrative policies and procedures.
  • Supports the hiring of new faculty, staff and student employees, and additional human resource needs within the College.
  • Assists with facility management requests.

Staff

Diane Baird
Administrative Manager

203 Rhodes Hall, Health Sciences Campus
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
dsbaird@uga.edu
706 542-0939
706 542-6730

Tina Supakorndej 
Administrative Financial Director
207 Rhodes Hall, Health Sciences Campus
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
tsupakor@uga.edu
706 542-4790
706 542-6730

Brenda Merola
Business Manager III 

208 Rhodes Hall, Health Sciences Campus
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
bmerola@uga.edu
706 542-5672
706 542-6730

Sherry Adams Allen
Administrative Specialist I
209 Rhodes Hall, Health Sciences Campus
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
saallen@uga.edu
706-542-5643
706 542-6730

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