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IACUC Committee

According to OLAW (Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare) the IACUC membership must consist of the following:

  • One Veterinarian with training or experience with lab animal science and medicine, who has direct or delegated authority and responsibility for activities involving animals at William & Mary
  • One practicing scientist  experienced in research with animals
  • One member whose primary concerns are in a non-scientific area (ethicist, clergy, lawyer)
  • One member who is not affiliated with the university in any way other than as a member of the IACUC.

William & Mary has a properly constituted IACUC.

For questions, please contact Cindy Corbett in the Office of Sponsored Programs.

Animal Welfare concerns should be reported to  All reports are confidential. 

An alternative avenue for potential reporting is a secondary email address which is sent to the Compliance and Equity Office.

There is no restriction on who may report a concern.  Despite the reporting method, per The Guide, 8th edition (p.23-24), the "Responsibility for review and investigation of these concerns rests with the IO (Institutional Official) and the IACUC."