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Office of Internal Audit









General Auditor




The Office of Internal Audit is responsible for the reliability and integrity of administrative information; compliance with policies, procedures, plans, and laws; safeguarding of assets; economical and efficient use of resources; and determining whether stated administrative goals are achieved. The Office of Internal Audit staffs, organizes, and administers programs on each campus.


In her capacity as General Auditor, Sabrina Hearn oversees the internal audit operations at UA, UAB, UAHuntsville and the UAB Health System. She also coordinates external audit activities on behalf of the Audit Committee of the Board of Trustees. She is appointed by the Board and reports administratively to the Chancellor and programmatically to the Board through the Audit Committee.


Ms. Hearn joined the System audit team in 1998. Before becoming General Auditor, she served as the Director of Internal Audit for UAB and the UAB Health System.



BS – The University of Alabama
MBA – The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Professional Certifications

CPA, Certified Public Accountant

CIA, Certified Internal Auditor

CMA, Certified Management Accountant

CHFP, Certified Healthcare Financial Professional



UAB Administration Building

701 20th Street South, Suite 860

Birmingham, AL  35233

Tel:  205-934-9176

Fax:  205-975-5583



The University of Alabama System

Office of Internal Audit

1720 2nd Avenue South, AB 860

Birmingham, AL  35294-0108