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If you have a question or need information, we're here as your resource, do not hesitate to contact our office or staff. We can be reached in the following ways:


Compliance and Enterprise Risk Management
Augusta University
1120 15th Street, HS 3500
Augusta, Georgia 30912-7900


Annex I (HS) 3rd floor
Health Sciences Campus, 1499 Walton Way
Enter building through left side entrance (facing front)



(706) 721-0900
(706) 721-1910

Individuals with sensitive questions or concerns should call the Compliance Hotline at 1-800-576-6623.

Our Staff

Barry Grosse JD, Vice President for Audit, Compliance, Ethics and Risk Management and Chief Compliance Officer

June Hokrein, Administrative Assistant III, 706-721-0900


Privacy & HIPAA

Micki Jernigan JD, MPH, CHC, CHPC, Chief Privacy Officer

Angelica Hardison MBA, CHC, Privacy Manager, 706-721-1795

Kim Templeton CCEP, Privacy Analyst, 706-721-4119



Brittney Alls JD, Director of University Compliance, 706-721-1626

Michele Reed MS, Title IX Coordinator, 706-721-0901

Julie Kneuker BS, Title IX Investigator

Benjamin Hutton JDCompliance Analyst, 706-721-5631

Kimbrell Leggett BS, Compliance Analyst, 706-721-5144



Janice Douglas CPC CPMA, CEMC, Director of Coding, Charge Capture, and Compliance, 706-828-6409

Shereen Sullivan CCS-P CPMA,  Audit, Compliance, and Education Manager, 706-446-5992

Orris Knight-Sims MHA CPC CASCC, Coding and Compliance Manager | Patient Advocate, 706-721-7758



Christina Whetsel, Assistant Director of Athletics for Compliance, 706-729-2450


Environmental Health & Safety

Phil Young MS CHP, Associate Vice President, 706-721-2663