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Melissa Dyson named ULAM Senior Director and Director of Faculty Affairs


Melissa Dyson, DVM, MS, DACLAM

Effective January 1, 2023, Melissa Dyson, DVM, MS, DACLAM, has assumed the roles of Senior Director and Director of Faculty Affairs in the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM). Dyson will also continue to serve as Senior Associate Attending Veterinarian for the U-M.

In these new roles, Dr. Dyson will collaborate with the ULAM Executive Director on monitoring and developing ULAM’s strategic vision, policies, and best practices. Additional duties will also include:

  • Serving as the principal contact and respondent for IACUC-initiated investigations and/or compliance concerns related to ULAM operations involving veterinary care.
  • Providing leadership and direction for strategic planning and operations for the clinical and academic missions of ULAM, including direct mentoring and supervision of ULAM Faculty.
  • Continued oversight of the state-of-the-art BSL3 containment space.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Dyson on these new roles, and in thanking her for her service and continued commitment to the success of ULAM’s mission.

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