Animal Care

CFAH Animal Care Staff

The Animal Care Staff at CFAH, led by Juliette Hanson, DVM, MPH, DACVPM, focuses on providing animal care, biosecurity/biosafety assurance, and research support within our seven biosafety level (BSL) 1 and 2 animal research facilities. The Animal Care team provides primary management of the Specific Pathogen Free (SPF) turkey and chickens flocks, gnotobiotic facility, surgical procedures, campus veterinary clinic, and provides research animal health monitoring for all CFAH studies. All research activities are monitored to ensure compliance with USDA, IACUC, and AAALAC International regulations and guidances.

 

JH 

Juliette Hanson, DVM, MPH, DACVPM

PAAR Director, CFAES-Wooster Veterinarian

hanson.104@osu.edu

Areas of Expertise

  • Veterinary Medicine
  • Plant Animal Agrosecurity Research (PAAR)
  • BSL-3 Training
  • IACUC

 

Sara Tallmadge, BS, RVT

Senior Laboratory Animal Technologist

tallmadge.7@osu.edu

Megan Strother, MS

Senior Laboratory Animal Technologist

strother.15@osu.edu

Ronna Wood, BS, RVT

Senior Laboratory Animal Technologist

wood.1021@osu.edu

Rhonda Kesek, RVT

Laboratory Animal Technologist

kesek.2@osu.edu

Mike McCoy

Laboratory Animal Technologist

 

Jane Cooper

Research Aide

cooper.11@osu.edu

 

Kiden Lynch

Undergraduate Student Assistant

lynch.885@osu.edu