Use of Animals in Research: IACUCs, Animal Care, and More. Suzanne M. Rivera, M.S.W. Director, Academic Support Services UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas. Objectives. Basic information for the relative newcomer Just enough information to make you “dangerous”
Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.
Suzanne M. Rivera, M.S.W.
Director, Academic Support Services
UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas
“Virtually every major medical advance of the last 100 years (as well as advances in veterinary medicine) has depended on research with animals. Animal studies have provided the scientific knowledge that allows health care providers to improve the quality of life for humans and animals by preventing and treating diseases and disorders, and by easing pain and suffering.”
- Foundation for Biomedical Research, “Understanding the Use of Animals in Biomedical Research”
(may reside with IACUC)
or continuing problems in a timely fashion
5. An ethos of care starts at the top.
4. Some problems CAN be solved by throwing money at them.
3. Lab techs, department administrators, and graduate students are great sources of information.
2. If it ain’t broke, you are not looking closely enough.
(Corollary: The one thing you try to keep quiet WILL end up on the front page of the local paper.)