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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC)

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Guidelines (PDF Files)

Protocol Forms
(Downloadable Forms)


Compliance Regulations (Links not maintained by MSU)

External Resources (Links not maintained by MSU)

Whenever a researcher affiliated with Morehead State University (MSU) engages in a project that involves animal subjects, MSU must guarantee that the researcher will comply with federal policies or guidelines, which affect the use of animals in research, teaching, and testing.  This is true whether the research is supported by federal funds or not.

The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is located in the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, 901 Ginger Hall, 3-2010.

Current members of the IACUC:

  • David Eisenhour, 3-2963,  Department of Biology and Chemistry

  • Wretha Goodpaster, 3-2647, Department of Imaging Sciences

  • Claudia Hicks, Community Representative

  • Steve Leitz, 3-5271, Facilities Management

  • Dennis Perry, Community Representative

  • Kimberly Peterson, Chair, 3-2326,
    Department of Agricultural Sciences

  • Philip Prater, 3-2326, Department of Agricultural Sciences

  • Wesley White, 3-2980, Department of Psychology

Shannon Harr is the Director, Research Integrity and Compliance, 3-2307.

The IACUC Web page is maintained by
Janet Skidmore, IACUC Administrative Assistant,