The School of Medicine Finance Team supports the missions of the University and School by providing governance and oversight for School of Medicine and Joint Health Academic departments, centers and institutes. Our responsibilities include oversight of regulatory and compliance issues, managing the budgeting process, supporting operations, development of policies and procedures, training and education, and reporting related to the School of Medicine.


Finance Staff

Samone Alexander

Samone Alexander

Financial Officer III
  • Budget Development and Administration
  • Chair Package Disbursements
  • Finance Forum informational sessions
  • Lunch and Learn educational sessions
  • Medical Student Scholarship Committee
  • Finance Website Content and Updates
  • Compliance Contract (for assistance)
  • Effort Requests For Recertification (RFRs)
  • Delinquent Effort Reports
  • >95% Review
  • IDC Revenue Redistribution agreement
  • Cost Transfer Forms >120 days
  • LCME Accreditation Reporting
  • Policies and Procedures

Scott AustinS. Scott Austin

Business Officer II
  • IMPACT and Bridge Funding
  • New Account Requests
  • New Org Requests
  • Security Officer (WAM management)
  • Deficit Account Notifications
  • Financial Working Group
  • Equipment Officer
  • Facilities and Capital Projects
  • Project Financing and Report Schedules (PFSRs)

Brandon GarnerBrandon Garner

Financial Analyst 
  • Commitment Database Management
  • JHS Tuition Rebates
  • Intacct (EF) Approvals
  • Budget Modification form
  • Cost Sharing Commitment
  • Petty Cash Requests
  • UAB Extramural Checklists
  • Intellectual Property Disclosures and Revenue Distribution
  • Real Estate Lease Agreements
  • Medical Tuition Distribution
  • F&A Offset Requests

Janna TharpJanna Tharp

Financial Officer I
  • Oracle Payment Requests and Requisitions
  • Intacct (EF) Requests
  • Contract Review and Approval
  • Event Approval Forms (EAFs)
  • Sub-Recipient Form Review
  • Business Associate Agreements and Consolidation
  • Monthly IDC Report Disbursements
  • Foreign Travel Request Review and Approval
  • HSF Requisitions