Chemical Oversight Advisory Committee

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Mission Statement

The primary mission of the Chemical Oversight Advisory Committee (COAC) is to recommend campus-wide policy for dealing with chemical handling and disposal issues related to the University.



Derek Fisher
Associate Professor, Microbiology


Judy Davie
Associate Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology


Barbara Tuthill
Executive Director of Administrative Services, School of Medicine


Boyd Goodson
Professor, School of Chemical & Biomolecular Sciences


Kara Huff-Hartz
Senior Scientist, Fisheries & IL Aquaculture Center