Practical Strategies for Decreasing Regulatory Burden in Protocol Review

Wednesday, March 21
1:45 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Delaware CD

Regulatory burden can divert scarce research resources into non-research endeavors. Attendees should have a strong understanding of IACUC administration and the protocol review regulatory requirements before attending this session. During this session, speakers and attendees will:

B. Taylor Bennett, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, DACAW

Senior Scientific Advisor
National Association for Biomedical Research

B. Taylor Bennett, DVM, PhD, DACLAM, DACAW, currently serves as the senior scientific advisor for the National Association for Biomedical Research. He spent 36 years at the University of Illinois at Chicago overseeing their animal care and use program, and spent the last 10 years there as the associate vice chancellor for research resources, where he was responsible for 14 campus-wide core research support services. Dr. Bennett has been active in a variety of professional organizations, and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Scientist Center for Animal Welfare and as chair of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners Foundation. Dr. Bennett obtained his DVM from Auburn University and his PhD from the University of Illinois Medical School. Dr. Bennett is a member of the 2018 IACUC Conference Planning Committee.


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Brent C. Morse, DVM, DACLAM

Acting Director, Division of Compliance Oversight

Brent C. Morse is the Acting Director of the Division of Compliance Oversight within the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW) at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda Maryland. He is a 1987 graduate of Washington State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine and has served as an ad hoc site visitor for AAALAC, International. His previous positions included Acting Chief of the Veterinary Medicine Branch of the Division of Veterinary Resources at NIH while a Commissioned Officer with the U.S. Public Health Service and several management positions as a Veterinary Corps Officer with the U.S. Army.


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Dawn E. O'Connor, CPIA, LATG/LVT

Assistant Director of Animal Care and Use Office
University of Michigan

Dawn E. O’Connor, LVT, LATG, CPIA, Assistant Director, Animal Care and Use Office at The University of Michigan. Nineteen years of regulatory experience and ten years of laboratory animal medicine experience. Extensive expertise in regulatory compliance with emphasis on interpretation and implementation of policies, procedures and standards at The University of Michigan by protecting and promoting animal welfare, training, project management. Currently an ad-hoc specialist for the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC, Intl.). Affiliated with Big Ten Academic Alliance (BTAA) organization for IACUC administrators; and IACUC Administrators Association (IAA).


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