The Animal Care Program at UMD is assured through the Public Health Service and registered with the USDA. Office of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee. Abstract. Responsibilities. The IACUC is responsible for oversight of the animal care and use program and its components as described in the Public Health Service (PHS) Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals and the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals ().Its oversight functions include an ongoing assessment of animal care and use. Phone: 319-335-7985. oarwebmaster@uiowa.edu. L350 PBDB 169 Newton Road Iowa City, IA 52242. IACUC.org is now IACUC Central, a comprehensive repository for all things IACUC.IACUC Central is a valuable resource for institutional animal care and use committee members and staff. Abstract: Although institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) continuing review of ongoing animal related activities is a requirement imposed by the Public Health Service Policy (PHS Policy) and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) animal welfare regulations, there is lack of uniform understanding and application of these federal requirements. reviewed by an appropriate animal care committee; typically, an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), to ensure that the procedures are appropriate and humane. The IACUC has a key oversight role, including the review and approval of animal use activities, and inspection of animal facilities. Current members of the IACUC: Dr. Sanders McDougall, IACUC Chair, Professor of Psychology There have been recent efforts to reduce the administrative burden imposed on investigators. The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is a federally mandated committee, qualified through the experience and expertise of its members, that oversee its institution’s animal care and use program, facilities, and procedures.The IACUC serves as a resource to faculty, investigators, technicians, students, staff, and administrators. The IACUC must approve all research and educational use of live, vertebrate animals. Page 1 of 3 Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee Title: Waste Management Plan for Animal Research Policy#: IACP 010 Date in Effect: 02/08/08 Rev #: 01 Rev Date: 05/08/15 In Effect Rescinded Date Rescinded: A) RESPONSIBILITIES The Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management (EHSRM) routinely The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is responsible for reviewing protocols for research involving animal subjects. False Under ideological principles psychology, practicality, metaphysics, ideology, and authority interact with each other, and they develop and operate in a complex social context at many levels. An institutional animal care and use committee (IACUC) is required by federal regulations for most institutions that use animals in research, teaching, and testing. The role of the University of Maryland, College Park Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is to support advancements in biological and biomedical sciences through the responsible use of animals in research. An IACUC consists of institutional administrators, scientists, veterinarians, and community members. Whereas IRBs review research proposals that involve human participants, animal experimental proposals are reviewed by an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). Updated quarterly, IACUC Central organizes information into pages containing links to governmental agencies, databases, examples of institutional websites, training resources, and more.