Roundtable Members

The ILAR Roundtable is pleased to list its members below. If your organization is interested in joining the ILAR Roundtable, please contact Roundtable Director Lida Anestidou at

Roundtable on Science and Welfare in Laboratory Animal Use – Members
Lynn C. Anderson, Co-Chair
Vice President
Global Animal Welfare and Comparative Medicine
Covance Laboratories, Inc.
Gina P. Wilkerson
Global Animal Welfare Officer
Scientific Operations
Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research, Inc.
Paul A. Locke, Liaison to ILAR Council
Associate Professor
Department of Environmental Health Sciences
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health
Robert C. Dysko, Co-Chair
Director, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine
University of Michigan Medical School
Bonnie V. Beaver
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences
College of Veterinary Medicine
Texas A&M University
Saverio (Buddy) Capuano III
National Primate Research Centers
Attending Veterinarian and Associate Director,
Animal Services, Wisconsin National Primate
Research Center
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Carol Clarke
Research Specialist Staff Officer
US Department of Agriculture, APHIS Animal Care
Gail C. Golab
Director, Animal Welfare Division
American Veterinary Medical Association
Donna Matthews Jarrell
Attending Veterinarian
Director, Center for Comparative Medicine
Massachusetts General Hospital
Estella Z. Jones
Senior Regulatory Veterinarian and Acting
Institutional Official, WOAP
Office of Counterterrorism and Emerging Threats/
Office of the Chief Scientist/Office of the
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Bruce W. Kennedy
Compliance Associate
California State Polytechnic University
Cal Poly Pomona – Office of Research
David M. Kurtz
Veterinary Staff Scientist
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Margaret S. Landi
Chief of Animal Welfare, Ethics and Strategy
K.C. Kent Lloyd
Director, Mouse Biology Program
University of California, Davis
Joseph T. Newsome
Clinical Director, Division of Laboratory Animal
Resources and Associate Professor, Pathology
University of Pittsburgh
Susan Brust Silk
Director, Division of Policy and Education
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare
National Institutes of Health
Patricia Preisig
Professor, Internal Medicine (Nephrology) and
Cellular and Molecular Physiology
Yale University
Rhonda J. Wiler
Senior Director, Transgenic Technology
Edda “Floh” Thiels
Program Director, Integrative Organismal Systems
Division, Biological Sciences Directorate
National Science Foundation
Robert H. Wurtz
NIH Distinguished Investigator
Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research
National Eye Institute
National Institutes of Health

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