NIH GUIDE, Volume 23, Number 23, June 17, 1994

P.T. 42


  Animal Care 

  Animal Research Policy 

National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Office of Extramural

Research (OER), Office for Protection from Research Risks (OPRR) is

cosponsoring a National Animal Welfare Education Workshop with The

Department of Veterans Affairs.  The workshop is open to all persons

involved in the management and/or oversight of an institutional

animal care and use program including institutional administrators,

members of Institution Animal Care and Use Committees, laboratory

animal veterinarians, investigators, and technicians.

DATES:  August 4-5, 1994

TOPIC:  Sharing Animal Welfare Responsibilities Between Affiliated



Portland Marriott Hotel

1401 SW Front Avenue

Portland OR

Telephone:  (503) 226-7600 or 1-800-228-9290


Department of Veterans Affairs


Ms. Margaret Doherty

Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center

Veterinary Medical Unit (151-Z)

3710 SW U.S. Veterans Hospital Road

Portland OR  97201

Telephone:  (503) 220-8262 Ext. 7610

FAX:  (503) 273-5351

FEE:  $150 - Regular; $100 - Students and Technicians

Registration fee includes workshop materials, two continental

breakfasts, one lunch, one wine and cheese social, and refreshment


DESCRIPTION:  The workshop will explore the relationships among

Academic, Government, and Industry as they pertain to the care and

use of laboratory animals and animal research facilities and

programs.  The speakers will focus on issues such as assuming

responsibility; VA vs. Academia; building shared institutional animal

care and use committees; proprietary information; and the regulatory

agencies' perspective and oversight.


For further information concerning future NIH/OPRR Animal Welfare

Education Workshops, contact

Mrs. Roberta Sonneborn

Office of Protection from Research Risks

National Institutes of Health

Building 31, Room 5B63

Bethesda, MD  20892

Telephone:  (301) 496-7163

FAX:  (301) 402-2803


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