The Chief of the Division of Comparative Medicine (DCM) is Dr. Gregory Timmel, who also serves as the Associate Director and Attending Veterinarian for the Oregon National Primate Research Center.  As Division Chief, Dr. Timmel oversees a team of veterinarians, Ph.D. scientists, and experienced animal care managers, who collectively provide experienced and skilled leadership for each of the eight functional units within the Division. Together, the DCM leadership team delivers effective and efficient management for the animal care program and provides an experienced cadre of technical, husbandry and behavioral personnel for research support services. Dr. Lauren Drew Martin serves as the Assistant Chief, DCM, and serves as Interim Chief, DCM, and Attending Veterinarian in Dr. Timmel's absence.