Kathryn Mergl

State Authorization Compliance and Professional Studies Coordinator
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Kathryn “Kathy” Mergl serves as the State Authorization Compliance Coordinator and Professional Studies Coordinator in the Division. She is responsible for coordinating UAB’s State Authorization activities. She also manages the registration and enrollment platform and the associated instance of Canvas for Professional Studies.

Kathy holds a Master of Engineering degree and a graduate certificate in Mentoring & Leadership from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and a Bachelor of Science from The Pennsylvania State University. Kathy came to UAB in 2012, as the program manager for the totally online Master of Engineering in Advanced Safety Engineering and Management program. A year later she joined the eLearning team.

Kathy’s background is in quality assurance and engineering, with extensive experience in project management.

Kathy is the founding president of the Safety Blazers chapter of the UAB National Alumni Society.