Our Staff

The Division of Comparative Medicine is responsible for all aspects of animal care, husbandry and clinical management of the Oregon National Primate Research Center's animal colonies.  This responsibility includes the provision of veterinary medical care; a comprehensive electronic animal record system that tracks and monitors the health and well-being of every animal throughout its life-cycle at the Center; and the development and implementation of nonhuman primate Behavioral Management Plan which provides for the behavioral and enrichment needs of the monkeys.  The Division also provides research support services and collection of biological specimens administered through its six functional units:  

  • Division Administration
  • Behavioral Services
  • Clinical Medicine
  • Pathology Services
  • Resources, Facilities and Operations
  • Surgical Services
The Division consists of approximately 150 members including fifteen faculty veterinarians, a Ph.D. level behaviorist, both veterinary and animal care technicians, and administrative staff.