Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee
Committee reports to: Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Establishes and oversees standards and procedures related to animal care and use. Advises individuals and agencies dealing with animals. Fulfills those duties assigned to Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee in the PHS Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and laboratory animal welfare acts.

Name Title / Dept. Position Elected / Appointed Term Expires
Adhikari, Pratima Acharya Associate Professor, Poultry Science 2026
Ayers, Chris Instructor, Wildlife and Fisheries 2024
Cobb, Nicole HRPP Officer and Assistant Director, Research Compliance & Security
Echols, Jeff Biosafety Officer, Environmental Health and Safety Ex-Officio
Epperson, Bill Professor and Head, CVM Pathobiology and Population Medicine 2026
Forbus, Jack Community Representative Alternate 2024
Gully, Melanie Community Representative 2024
Guyton, Mark General Member (Non-Scientist) 2025
Herndon, Cary Professor Emeritus, General Member 2026
Jaffe, Michael Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine 2026
Marshall, Jess Compliance Administrator III, Research Compliance & Security Alternate
Mischke, Chuck Research Professor, Delta Research and Extension Center 2024
Petrie-Hanson, Lora Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine 2025
Rude, Brian J. Associate Professor, Animal and Dairy Science Chair 2025
Schwirian, Aumbriel Clinical Research Veterinarian, College of Veterinary Medicine Alternate
Smith, Trent Assistant Professor, Animal and Dairy Science 2025
Swanson, Elizabeth Associate Professor, College of Veterinary Medicine Alternate 2026
Thornton, Justin Associate Professor, Biological Sciences 2026
Willeford, Bridget University Laboratory Animal Veterinarian and Clinical Research Veterinarian, College of Veterinary Medicine