Mannheimer Foundation, Inc.

Number of students reviewing: 
Average student review (out of five): 
Laboratory Animal Medicine/Management of Nonhuman Primates
  • Students participate in outdoor rounds (health surveillance of NHP large colonies), which include physical exams, diagnostic procedures (TB tests), abdominal ultrasounds, administration of medications, etc.
  • Students participate in hospital triage, working with veterinarians and veterinary technicians clinical/surgical cases arriving to hospital areas.
  • Students particpate in necropsy procedures, laboratory procedures (fecal exams, blood works, etc)
  • They also learn about some procedures associated with research (i.e. bone marrow aspirates, CSF taps, sample collections, etc)
If students are interested in laboratory animal medicine / comparative medicine field, this rotation will certainly help them to prepare for ACLAM boards.

Journal Clubs (NHP articles), clinical rounds, etc
Students are expected in participate in all clinical and research support activities that are taking place during their rotation period.
8 hours per day / 5 days per week
The Mannheimer Foundation, Inc
20255 SW 360 Street
Homestead, FL 33034
(305) 245-1551
(305) 245-7650
pmorales [at] mannheimerfoundation [dot] org
Pablo R. Morales, DVM, DACLAM
Posted: 11/15/13