February 29, 2016 – Take advantage of a special opportunity to meet the new Deputy Administrator for Animal Care at USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) at the National Association for Biomedical Research’s (NABR) webinar on Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
In a February 22 stakeholder’s announcement, APHIS Administrator Kevin Shea announced that with the retirement of Dr. Chester Gipson, Bernadette Juarez has been named as the new head of Animal Care. During the webinar, Ms. Juarez will present her vision for Animal Care, answer your questions, and discuss the future of the USDA division responsible for the regular inspection of your facilities.
An attorney, Ms. Juarez has extensive experience in investigating violations and enforcing the Animal Welfare Act (AWA). As Director of APHIS’ Investigative and Enforcement Services (IES) she led investigations into suspected violations. During her tenure in the USDA’s Office of General Counsel, she represented APHIS in numerous enforcement proceedings. If compliance with the Animal Welfare Act is important to you, do not miss this opportunity.
All questions must be submitted in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org and will remain anonymous. Questions will be reviewed and formatted to prevent duplication.
Space is limited for this webinar and will fill quickly, so please register ASAP!