Bio


In his role as the Associate Vice Provost for Environmental Health and Safety, Russell serves as the senior institutional official for the management of Environmental and Safety programs for the University community. Prior to returning to Stanford Russell was the Director of Environmental Safety, Sustainability & Risk at the University of Maryland, College Park which included the Offices of Research Safety, Risk Management, Emergency Management, and Sustainability. He received his Masters in Public Health from the University of California Berkeley, and a dual BS/BA degree in Biochemistry and Chemistry from North Carolina State University.

Current Role at Stanford


In his role as the Associate Vice Provost for Environmental Health and Safety, Russell reports to the Vice Provost and Dean of Research and serves as the senior institutional official for the management of Environmental and Safety programs for the University community. This includes Research Safety, Emergency Management, Office of the Fire Marshal, Environmental Protection Program, and the Occupational Health Center.