Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)

Regulatory & Accrediting Agencies

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International

AAALAC is the independent accrediting body that reviews Northeast Ohio Medical University animal care program and facilities once every three years to document our compliance with the Guide For the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

 

Contact Information

Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International
5205 Chairman’s Court, Suite 300
Frederick, MD 21703
Phone: 301.696.9626
Fax: 301.696.9627
Website: www.aaalac.org

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)

OLAW is the office at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) which has responsibility for general administration and coordination of the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.

 

Contact Information

Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)
6700B Rockledge Drive, Suite 2500, MSC 6910
Bethesda, MD 20892-7982
Phone: 301.496.7163
Fax: 301.402.7065
Website: grants.nih.gov/grants/olaw

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

USDA is the federal agency which promulgates and enforces the animal welfare regulations, inspects research animal facilities, and enforces the Animal Welfare Regulations (AWR).

Animal Welfare Act & Regulations

Contact Information

United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS)
Eastern Regional Office, Animal Care
Unit Number 3040
920 Main Campus Drive, Suite 200
Raleigh, NC 27606
Phone: 919.716.5532
Fax: 919.716.5662
Website: www.aphis.usda.gov

Contact

Stanley Dannemiller, D.V.M.
Director, Comparative Medicine Unit
Phone: 330.325.6558
Email: sdannemiller@neomed.edu

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)

Research at NEOMED