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Austin Peay State University adheres to the requirements of the Federal Animal Welfare Act (7 U.S.C. 2131 et seq.) and its amendments, the PHS Policy on the Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, and other Federal statutes and regulations relating to animals. Please visit the IACUC policy link for further information.


IACUC Members

Please contact one of the following people if you have questions or concerns regarding the care and use of animals at APSU.

Gilbert Pitts, IACUC Chair, Prof. Biology

Raja Dakshinamurthy, Director, Research and Sponsored Programs (Ex officio)

Laura Colman, DA CACCP, (Community Representative)

Christina Galben, Assoc. Prof. of Agriculture (Veterinarian)

Carl Gerhold, Manager, Environmental Health and Safety (Ex officio)

John M. Hansen, Student Representative

Brian Hock, Prof. of Psychology

Dan Meyer, Assoc. Prof., College of Business (Non-scientist)

Rodney Mills, Assoc. Prof. of Agriculture

Jane Semler, Professor of Allied Health Sciences

Stefan Woltmann, Assoc. Prof. of Biology

 

Animal Concerns and Complaints

Please contact Dr. Gilbert Pitts, the Chair of the IACUC, or one of the other committee members if  you have questions or concerns regarding the care and use of animals at APSU.  The protocol describing how complaints are handled is here.