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  Animal Care and Use Program:
All interactions with and provisions for the care or use of animals in research, teaching, and testing by Miami personnel or on property controlled by the university must be approved by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Federal regulations and contracts require a system of managing oversight. This system includes training requirements, an application and review process, and post-approval monitoring

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IACUC Administrator: Susan McDowell (

IACUC Application Management: Jennifer Sutton

The Chair of the Animal Care Committee: Dr. Paul James


To report an adverse event involving research subjects or non-compliance with protocols: Contact Neal Sullivan (513) 529-2488 as soon as possible

USDA Certification:

Nbr: 31-R-0029

PHS Animal Welfare Assurance:

Nbr: D16-00100 (A3161-01) Expires 31 Oct 2025



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    or email Jennifer Sutton at

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