Professor and Associate Director of Research, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine
Policy Brief: Regulatory Oversight of Animal Research
R. Wayne Barbee, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics, School of Medicine, and Chair of the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) at Virginia Commonwealth University. Dr. Barbee holds a master’s degree and doctorate in physiology with four decades of research involving a wide variety of animals (bats, cats, crabs, dogs, rabbits, rodents, and swine) in a number of experimental settings. His research has focused on circulatory shock and resuscitation, acute and chronic rodent surgery, and analysis of rodent hemodynamics. He has been associated with IACUCs at small and medium size institutions for over approximately three decades and is familiar with the oversight of animal care and use programs.