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IACUC members, investigators, and administrators (e.g., coordinators) within Iowa and University of Minnesota.
Cynthia “Cyd” Gillett, DVM, DACLAM, CPIA, is the institutional veterinarian and director of Research Animal Resources at the University of Minnesota. In this capacity, Dr. Gillett is responsible for administration of the animal care and use program and for regulatory oversight, compliance, and training related to animal care and use. Dr. Gillett earned her veterinary degree from Michigan State University and is an ACLAM board-certified laboratory animal veterinarian. Dr. Gillett is a council member emeritus of AAALAC and a former board member and president of ACLAM. She is also active in many laboratory animal professional organizations, and is on many committees for AALAS and ACLAM. She is a chapter author for “Animal Housing and Use Sites” in The IACUC Handbook, 1st and 2nd Editions.
Melanie Graham, MPH, Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery, Program Director, Preclinical Research Center, Associate Vice Chair, IACUC, University of Minnesota
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