Patricia Guagliardo has been named director of the Office of University Risk Management and Environmental Safety for the University of Rochester.
Since 1992, she had been director of the Office of University Insurance and Risk Management, which oversees all University-wide programs in liability avoidance and loss prevention, including institutional insurance coverage and workers' compensation administration. She now assumes additional responsibility for the offices of industrial hygiene, fire marshal, and sanitarian/pest control.
Guagliardo joined the University in 1973 as a nurse, and became risk management coordinator in the Medical Center's Department of Risk Management in 1985. She earned her bachelor's degree in nursing from Alfred University.