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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]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 87 pages) : illustrations
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)
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Subject Animal models in research.
Biology -- Research.
Medicine -- Research.
Medicine, Comparative.
Veterinary specialties.
Veterinary Medicine.
Education, Veterinary.
Vocational Guidance.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Institute for Laboratory Animal Research (U.S.). Committee on Increasing Veterinary Involvement in Biomedical Research.
ISBN 0309527724 (electronic bk.)
9780309527729 (electronic bk.)