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Veterinary Resources
The animal research program at the University of Miami encompasses four of the five UM campuses (Medical, Coral Gables, South Campus, and Marine & Atmospheric Science). The Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR) is the unit responsible for oversight and implementation of the animal care and use program. The mission of the DVR is to advance knowledge and improve the health and well being of humans and animals through excellent service and support, research and teaching.
 
All activities are in compliance with federal, state and institutional regulations. The University was granted full accreditation by the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC) in February 2005 and received its current reaccreditation in July 2007. In addition, the University is licensed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and has filed a Letter of Assurance with the Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), which describes our animal care and use program.
 
To contact the DVR, e-mail dvr@miami.edu or call 305-243-2310.
 
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Reporting Animal Welfare Concerns
The humane care and use of animals is of paramount importance to the University of Miami. Concerns regarding the care and use of laboratory animals at the University of Miami can be anonymously reported to the:
 
  • University of Miami Compliance Hotline: 866-YOUR CALL
  • Office of the Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC): 305-243-2311
  • IACUC Chair: 305-243-2032
  • Office of Research/Institutional Official: 305-243-9635
  • Director of the DVR: 305-243-2310
 
Individuals reporting concerns should try to be as specific as possible and include the date, time, species, specific animal identification numbers, and the names of any University personnel involved. Routine animal husbandry concerns should be discussed with the animal caretaker supervisor of the facility.
 
 
Log into DVR Sites
Please note that you must have a password to log into these applications. For more information, contact dvr@miami.edu.
 
DVR Site
 
GRANITE Web Animal Ordering (WAO)
 
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