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Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation Veterinary Services

Hands-on
experience working in a research facility that performs research using
animals that benefits children or those with developmental disabilities.
Veterinary
student will shadow veterinarian and technicians in daily performance
of clinical care and management of a laboratory animal facility.
Student will have exposure to clinical cases, surgeries, diagnostic
testing, assessing husbandry issues, and facility management and
administration. Student will have contact with a variety of laboratory
animals including fish, frogs, mice, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats,
sheep, pigs, and nonhuman primates. If appropriate time allows, student
may be given a small project to conduct and report results during time
of stay.
Computer,
x-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, surgery rooms and monitoring equipment,
various types of animal caging and housing, supervisors with education
and experience of 10+ years in the laboratory animal field, laboratory
animal websites and resources, 2 veterinarians, one that has been
through postdoctoral laboratory animal residency and boarded by ACLAM
for 14 years.
  • computer
  • JAALAS, Comp Med
  • COMPMED mailing list
  • clinical rounds
  • staff meetings
    including once a month continuing education conferences
  • discussion and
    collaboration on animal models
Students
are expected to show up on time, be engaged in activities, ask
questions and see or be exposed to as many different aspects of
laboratory animal medicine, surgery and management as feasible and
complete a small project to summarize and present to the group.
Students
will be supervised by Drs. Gary Keller and Karen Rogers. Students may
also be under the supervision of a facility area supervisor who would
expose them to different aspects of laboratory animal facility
management and care. Students may also be involved in activities with
technicians in performance of their normal duties to learn all aspects
of laboratory animal care and husbandry.
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Cincinnati Children's Research Foundation Veterinary Services
3333 Burnet Ave. MLC7034

Cincinnati, OH 45229
(513) 636-4441
(513) 636-3846
Karen Rogers, DVM, DACLAM
Posted: 06/27/2013
Location: 
Cincinnati, OH
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