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RCR Forum: Animal Welfare in a Research Environment

Thursday, February 7, 2019
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Dr. Debbie Vanderford, Assistant Director, Duke Animal Care and Use Program
In her current role, Dr. Vanderford helps oversee Duke University’s care and use of animals in research, testing, and teaching; provides several training opportunities for those engaging animals in research, testing, or teaching; and assures institutional integrity with a program of compliance monitoring for animal care & use. This forum will review animal welfare through a brief overview of civilization’s perceptions of animals and conclude with Duke's position on animal use in research, testing, and teaching.

Please bring a pen or pencil to register. Participation in this forum earns 2 RCR credits. Note that you will not receive credit if you arrive for this event late. If you have not been to this location before, please plan enough time to find the room.



French Family Science Center 2231 Bonk Auditorium

Event Category

  • Professional Development
  • Professionalism and Scholarly Integrity