Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Statement
2020 Advancing Ethical Research Conference
Forms and Dues
Reducing Noncompliance While Facilitating Research:
Strategies for IACUCs
Noncompliance in animal research is defined as any action that does not adhere to federal regulations and policy, an institutional policy, or the approved protocol. Fostering a culture of compliance is essential to ensuring animal welfare, institutional credibility, and positive working relationships between researchers and the IACUC.
Through interactive scenarios and case studies, an attending veterinarian (AV) and an IACUC training and compliance manager will discuss ways to encourage a culture of compliance at your institution without impeding research. During this intermediate-level webinar, presenters will:
What will I learn?
After attending this webinar, attendees will be able to:
Who should attend?
This intermediate-level webinar will benefit IACUC staff and members; institutional officials; attending veterinarians; and investigators and research staff that work with animals.
Webinar participants holding the Certified Professional in IACUC Administration (CPIA®) credential may apply 1.5 continuing education credits towards CPIA recertification.
Barbara A. Garibaldi, DVM, DACLAM is the director of the animal research facility at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, MA. She earned her DVM from Purdue University and completed her post-doctoral training in Laboratory Animal Medicine at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She is a Diplomate in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. Dr. Garibaldi has completed a twelve year term as a member of the Council on Accreditation for the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) International and continues to serve as an Emeritus member to Council. She holds an academic appointment at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Garibaldi is a member of the planning committee for PRIM&R’s 2017 IACUC Conference and the Massachusetts Society for Medical Research (MSMR) Biomedical Research Advisory Committee.
Emily Hearne, MS holds a bachelor's degree in poultry science and a master's degree in animal science from North Carolina State University. Throughout her education and career Mrs. Hearne has held a range of laboratory animal research related positions in both the university setting and pharmaceutical industry from husbandry to research, and most recently in IACUC administration. Since 2011, as the training and compliance manager for the office of animal care and use at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mrs. Hearne manages the team responsible for conducting all hands-on rodent training for researchers, performing all routine IACUC inspections of laboratories and animal facilities, as well as investigating and reporting on animal welfare concerns and noncompliance.
National Institutes of Health/Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare: Frequently Asked Questions: PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals
National Institutes of Health/Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare. (2005). Guidance on Prompt Reporting to OLAW under the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals.
Plante, A. and James, M.L. (2008). Program Oversight Enhancements (POE): The Big PAM. ILAR Journal, 49(4), 419-425. doi: 10.1093/ilar.49.4.419
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