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Tara Martin, DVM, DACLAM

Director, Refinement & Enrichment Advancements Laboratory (REAL)

Clinical Assistant Professor, Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM)

Faculty Veterinarian, ULAM Faculty

Refinement & Enrichment Advancements Laboratory (REAL), Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM)


Dr. Martin joined the Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine (ULAM) as a faculty veterinarian in August 2016, and was appointed Director of the Refinement & Enrichment Advancements Laboratory (REAL) in March 2018. She earned her D.V.M. from the Veterinary School at the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine. Prior to joining ULAM, Dr. Martin completed a residency in Laboratory Animal Medicine and a Master’s in Comparative and Veterinary Medicine at The Ohio State University, where she also taught several hands-on training courses for veterinary students.


Dr. Martin’s research interests include swine, environmental enrichment, and analgesia.

Professional Background

  • MS (Comparative and Veterinary Medicine), The Ohio State University, 2016
  • DVM, Virginia Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, 2013
  • BS (Biology), University of Maryland Baltimore County, 2006

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