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MONTIP GETTAYACAMIN

Senior Director for Southeast Asia at AAALAC International. Served as Assistant Chief for Research and Laboratory Animal Medicine, and Senior Research Scientist at Department of Veterinary Medicine, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (USAMC-AFRIMS), Bangkok, Thailand.

Is Senior Director for Southeast Asia at AAALAC International, a position she has held for the past eight years. In this role she assists Dr. James Swearengen (Global Director) and she travels extensively in the 13 Pacific Rim countries to support AAALAC International’s accreditation program to advance research animal welfare in the region. Since the last 8 years, the number of AAALAC International accredited institutions in the region has grown from 43 institutions in 2008 to 186 institutions at present. Dr. Montip received her veterinary medicine degree from Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand in 1984. She is a diplomate American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine. She has over 30 years of experience in Laboratory Animal Medicine and previously served as Assistant Chief for Research and Laboratory Animal Medicine, and Senior Research Scientist at Department of Veterinary Medicine, United States Army Medical Component, Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (USAMC-AFRIMS), Bangkok, Thailand. The program has attained AAALAC International accreditation since 1999 where she conducted and supported studies of several animal models for tropical diseases, such as malaria, dengue hemorrhagic fever, and shigellosis. She has authored and coauthored more than 50 scientific publications. She translated the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, National Research Council (NRC, 1996 and 2011), the Occupational Health and Safety in the Care and Use of Research Animals (NRC, 1997) and the Guide for the Care and Use of Agricultural Animals in Research and Teaching (FASS 2010) to Thai. She is a former member of AAALAC International Council on Accreditation. Dr. Montip was the 2013 recipient of the Faculty of Veterinary Science, Chulalongkorn University Alumni Association Excellence in Veterinary Practice Award. Dr. Montip is a reviewer of Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE).

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