of Laboratory Animal Science. He began his career in the pharmaceutical industry in 1994 as Senior Director of Worldwide Laboratory Animal Resources for Rhone Poulenc-Rorer Pharmaceuticals, leading to his position as Vice President of Laboratory Animal Science and Welfare for Aventis Pharmaceuticals in 1999. In 2001 he moved to Wyeth Pharmaceuticals where he was Vice President of BioResources until his retirement in 2007. During his career, Dr. Donovan served in numerous professional leadership positions including President of ACLAM and President of the Board of Directors of the Pennsylvania Society for Biomedical Research (PSBR). He also served on several boards including those of the National Association for Biomedical Research, ACLAM, PSBR, and the New Jersey Association for Biomedical Research.


Dennis F. Kohn, DVM, PhD, is Professor Emeritus of Clinical Comparative Pathology at Columbia University. He received his DVM from Ohio State University and a doctorate in Medical Microbiology from West Virginia University. He is board certified by the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. He has directed laboratory animal resource/comparative medicine programs at West Virginia University Medical Center, University of Texas Medical School at Houston, and the Health Sciences Division, Columbia University. His research interests have dealt primarily with the pathogenicity of Mycoplasma pulmonis in the respiratory tract of laboratory rats, and the experimental pathology induced within the CNS and joints of rats inoculated with M. pulmonis. He is a past president of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine and the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioners, and as chair of a number of American Association of Laboratory Animal Science committees. He has served as a Council member of AAALAC-International, as a member of the 1986 American Veterinary Medical Association’s Panel on Euthanasia, and the 1996 Institute of Laboratory Animal Resources’ committee to revise the Guide.


Neil S. Lipman, VMD, is Director of the Center of Comparative Medicine and Pathology serving the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and is Professor of Veterinary Medicine in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Weill Cornell as well as a Laboratory Member at the Sloan-Kettering Institute at MSKCC. Dr. Lipman is a Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine with over 25 years’ experience in laboratory animal medicine and science. Dr. Lipman has expertise in vivarium design, engineering, and operations, having designed over 1.5 million gross square feet of vivarium space and overseen the operation of a number of major academic animal resource programs. His research interests are principally translational and include development and analysis of new technologies especially with



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