Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Animals

The Institutional Committee for the Care and Use of Animals (ICCUA) oversees all research protocols involving animals. Questions regarding animal subjects in research can be directed to

Amy McEuen
ICCUA chair
amceu2@uis.edu

ICCUA policy calls for the submission of a protocol for any research involving vertebrate animals. This includes field studies with wildlife if the animals are to be handled. The following forms and any supporting documentation are due no later than one week before the Committee convenes.

Animal Research Protocol form (pdf)

Continuation Review Form (pdf)

ICCUA Policy (pdf)

AVM Guidelines on Euthanasia (Link to pdf is) Euthanasia

Public Health Service Policy on Humane Care and Use of Laboratory Animals

Link to contracts concerning animal welfare: Official Notice

Link to policy is at: phspol

If You Have Concerns About Animal Welfare

Protocols for animal care for this lab and/or facility have been reviewed and approved by UIS’s Institutional Committee for Care and Use of Animals (ICCUA). If you have any concerns regarding the care of animals in this lab/facility contact any of the individuals listed below. Reports can be made confidentially.

Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Dr. Lucia Vazquez
Associate Professor, Biology
MS HSB 225
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7337
lvasq1@uis.edu

ICCUA Chair

Amy McEuen
Associate Professor, Biology
MS HSB 223
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7341
amceu2@uis.edu

 

Institutional Official

Dr. Lynn Pardie
Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs and Provost
MS PAC 515
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-6614
lpard2@uis.edu

 

Veterinarian

Dr. Sean Snyder, D.V.M.
Parkway Veterinary Clinic
506 South Dirksen Parkway
Springfield, IL 62073
217-670-1776

Meeting Schedule

The next committee meeting of the ICCUA scheduled for November 13, 2015 at 4:00 PM. The committee will meet in the Health Sciences Building (HSB) 235.  All committee members are welcome to attend the animal facility inspection From 4:00 to 4:15 PM, located in the basement of the HSB.  Interested parties should contact Amy McEuen, Ph.D. Committee Chairperson (amceu2@uis.edu) for details regarding the meeting.

ICCUA Membership

ICCUA Chair (Term)

Amy McEuen (expires 12/31/17)
Associate Professor, Biology
MS HSB 223
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7341
amceu2@uis.edu


Staff to the ICCUA (Term)

Donald Long (indefinite)
Interim Assistant Director of Research Administration
MS PAC 515
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7409


Members (Term)

Sean Snyder, D.V.M – Veterinarian

Amy McEuen (expires 12/31/17)
Associate Professor, Biology
MS HSB 223
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7341

John Barker (expires 05/31/17)
Associate Professor, Philosophy
MS UHB 3025
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-8244

Joel Horwedel (expires 12/31/17)
Executive Director
Lincoln Memorial Garden
Springfield, Illinois

Sheryl Reminger (12/31/17)
Associate Professor, Psychology
MS UHB 3144
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-8011

Tracy Schatteman  (12/31/18)
Clinical Instructor, Biology
MS HSB 228
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-8367

Thomas Rothfus (ex-officio – indefinite)
Director, Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon
MS UHB 3031
University of Illinois at Springfield
217-206-7418