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Title National need and priorities for veterinarians in biomedical research / Committee on Increasing Veterinary Involvement in Biomedical Research, Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division of Earth and Life Studies, National Research Council of the National Academies
Published Washington, DC : National Academies Press, ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 87 pages) : illustrations
Series Online access: NCBI NCBI Bookshelf
Contents FrontMatter -- Preface -- Contents -- Executive Summary -- 1 Introduction -- 2 Adequacy of the Current Comparative Medicine Veterinary Workforce -- 3 The Future of the Comparative Medicine Veterinary Workforce -- 4 General Conclusions and Recommendations -- References -- Appendixes -- Appendix A Specialized Veterinary Manpower Needs Through 1990 -- Appendix B Biomedical Models and Resources: Current Needs and Future Opportunities -- Appendix C The Supply and Demand for Laboratory Animal Veterinarians from 1980 to 2005
Summary The report identified various factors which contributed to creating an unfulfilled need for veterinarians in the biomedical research workforce, including an increase in the number of NIH grants utilizing animals and the burgeoning use of transgenic rodents, without a comparable change in the supply of appropriately-trained veterinarians. The committee developed strategies for recruiting more veterinarians into careers in biomedical research
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 63-66)
Notes English
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Subject Veterinary specialties.
Biology -- Research.
Medicine -- Research.
Medicine, Comparative.
Animal models in research.
Veterinary medicine.
Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching.
Vocational guidance.
Veterinary Medicine
Education, Veterinary
Vocational Guidance
veterinary medicine.
research (function)
vocational guidance.
MEDICAL -- Veterinary Medicine -- Food Animal.
Vocational guidance
Veterinary medicine -- Study and teaching
Veterinary medicine
Animal models in research
Biology -- Research
Medicine, Comparative
Medicine -- Research
Veterinary specialties
SUBJECT United States
Form Electronic book
Author Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (U.S.). Committee on Increasing Veterinary Involvement in Biomedical Research.
ISBN 0309527724