The National Toxicology Program (NTP) Laboratory Animal Management (LAM) Group oversees the following laboratory animal-related matters for the NTP:
NIEHS/NTP Laboratory Animal Medicine Training Program
The LAM Group offers training in Laboratory Animal Medicine that allows trainees to participate in NTP and NIEHS laboratory animal veterinary care. The training program offers laboratory animal medicine expertise from board certified ACLAM veterinarians located in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina and surrounding areas. In addition to trainees being involved in a variety of laboratory animal science settings, they also have the opportunity to attend outside training activities and scientific meetings, as well as to engage in collaborative research with intramural NTP and NIEHS scientists. Trainees also have clinical responsibilities and participate in didactic training at nearby the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Department of Laboratory Medicine. Additional information may be found in the.
Angela King-Herbert, D.V.M., leads the NTP Laboratory Animal Management Group within the Cellular & Molecular Pathology Branch. She earned her D.V.M. at Tuskegee University and completed training in Laboratory Animal Medicine at North Carolina State University. She served as Attending Veterinarian and Manager of Animal Biology at RJ Reynolds before joining NIEHS in 2004. King-Herbert is a Diplomate in the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (DACLAM).