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Animal Care Services

 

ACS Staff

(L-R) Mark Goza, Tiffanie Brooks D.V.M, Amber Matthews, Karin Fritz, Cynthia Ruthoford, and John McGlone p.H.D

Welcome to Animal Care Services at Texas Tech University.  Please use the menu on the left side of the screen to visit our various pages. Basic information is provided below.

 

Mission Statement

 

To provide for the physical and psychological well-being of animals used in research and teaching. To aid investigators in obtaining and properly using these animals.

More specifically, the ACS serves to facilitate the use of animals in research and teaching at Texas Tech University while assuring compliance with all applicable regulations.  ACS maintains responsibilities in animal procurement, animal housing and daily care, the provision of veterinary care, health surveillance and preventative care, assisting investigators and their staff with animal procedures, and the care, maintenance and replacement of equipment and facilities.

 
Important People in ACS

Dr. John McGlone  (Director/IO)

 McGlone

(806) 834-8275 

john.mcglone@ttu.edu

Dr. Tiffanie Brooks (Attending Veterinarian)

 Brooks

(806) 834-8588  tiffanie.brooks@ttu.edu

 Dr. Paul Stonum (Clinical Veterinarian)

Paul Stonum

(806) 834-7373 paul.b.stonum@ttu.edu

 Dr. Brittany Backus (Post-Approval Monitoring Administrator)

Brittany Headshot

(806) 834-5280 brittany.backus@ttu.edu                       

 Carla Grisham (Facilities Manager)

Carla

(806) 834-3437 carla.grisham@ttu.edu

Karin Fritz (IACUC Coordinator)

Karin

(806) 834-6183  karin.k.fritz@ttu.edu

Mark Goza (Technician)

Mark 

(806) 834-8151  mark.goza@ttu.edu

Veronica Vasquez (Technician)

 Veronica-headshot

(806) 834-8575  veronica.vasquez@ttu.edu