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The Animal Welfare Office (AWO) supports and facilitates the institutional animal care and use program and Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).

The institutional animal care and use program is registered with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services National Institutes of Health Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare Public Health Service (PHS), United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Services, and New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH). It is accredited by the Association of the Assessment of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC).

For questions regarding the AWO, please contact:

Michelle Aparicio, CPIA
Director, AWO, IACUC and Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC)
Phone: (516) 465-2717
Email: [email protected]
General email: [email protected]