Kathy Heivilin, BS, CPIA, RBP
IACUC Vice Chair, Senior IACUC Manager
UM Biosafety Officer
Provision of Veterinary Care
Date Adopted: December 9, 2008
Last Review Date: September 11, 2020
Adequate veterinary medical care is an essential component of an animal care and use program and is required by the PHS Policy and Animal Welfare Regulations (AWRs). It is the responsibility of the University of Montana (UM) to support ongoing improvements in the animal care and use
through contract, employment or any reasonable, effective device.
inspection by the AV or the AV's designate at any time or in any place.
animal care and use activities.
animals covered under an Animal Use Protocol (AUP).
in all facilities and on the website.
animal. However, such denial of use can be appealed by the PI to the
Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) through the full committee
AUP review process or through IACUC complaint procedures.