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Carrie Childs-Thor Named Managing Director of Husbandry Operations


We are pleased to announce that Carrie Childs-Thor, BS, CMAR, LATg, has been named the new Managing Director of Husbandry Operations in the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM), effective June 1, 2019.

Childs-Thor has been in the laboratory animal medicine field for over 22 years and has served in various roles within ULAM, including Supervisor, Trainer, Training Manager, and Vivarium Operations Manager.

As the Managing Director of Husbandry Operations, Carrie provides leadership and operational continuity for campus-wide animal housing areas, as well as management of the supporting animal care and use staff that serve the U-M research community.

She also works in collaboration with critical support entities including facilities, security services, occupational health, and the Department of Environment, Health & Safety, to ensure that ULAM operations and buildings meet or exceed a level of excellence that is aligned with full AAALAC accreditation.

Please join us in congratulating Carrie on this important new role, and in thanking her for her unparalleled support of the entire U-M research community as well as the animals entrusted to our care!

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