Federal regulations and policies require that each institution using animals for research, education, and/or teaching establish an Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC). In general, the IACUC is an advisory committee to the Institutional Official (IO), which at UofL is the Dean of the School of Medicine, and is assigned the oversight for all animal care and use. The UofL IACUC assumes responsibility for those functions given in:

This site is designed to give both the seasoned investigator and new faculty member current information on the charge and operation of the IACUC.  Included are contact names, online access to IACUC Policies, Federal regulations, accrediting agencies, and other sources of information is highlighted. 

Contact Us

Office of Research Services

Oversight of the Program has been delegated to the Office of Research Services (ORS). The ORS provides administrative support for two essential units of the Animal Care and Use Program: 1) the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and 2) the Research Resources Facilities (RRF), which oversees the operations of all UofL animal facilities. 

Medical Dental Research Building                                   Phone: 502-852-7307                                          
511 South Floyd, Room 015                                                Fax: 502-852-7943
University of Louisville                                                       Email:
Louisville, KY 40292                                                           Office Hours: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM EST

IACUC Chair: George Pantalos, PhD

IACUC Coordinator: Tegan Tulloch

IACUC Training Specialist: Stacy Cantrell

Animal Care Specialist: Brooke Cunningham

Protocol Management: 

Facility access, facility contact information, and Per Diem Rates.