The Central Research Facilities Operating Room is available for anyone who wishes to perform any non-rodent sterile or non sterile surgery. Please see the link below for the Operation Room Charges. Anyone wishing to book the OR Services must do so by calling the CRF OR Supervisor.
The Central Research Veterinary Technician Services and Central Animal Facility Technician services are available on a per hour basis. These services include pre- and post-operative medications. Chronic studies requiring antibiotics, analgesics, or technician time, will be assessed on an individual basis and billed at cost plus 10%. For a full chart of available services, please see Veterinary Service Charges link. To schedule any of these services, please contact the CRF manager, CAF/OR supervisors or the Veterinary Technician.
There is an Animal Health program at no cost to researchers.
Lifespan CRF StaffCRF Manager: Paula Bains-ValleeCRF Secretary: Maria PappRIH CAF Supervisor: Thomas FrenzeOff-sites CAF Supervisor: Penny Clouiter-LyonsCRF OR Supervisor: Stephanie PachecoCRF Operations Coordinator: Ashley HemendingerCAF Veterinary Technician: Jim Clarke, Paul ChamberlainAttending Veterinarian: Dr. Lara HelwigAssistant Attending Vet: Dr. Larry HulesbosAssistant Attending Vet: Dr. Gordon Hankinson
For information please call 444-5788.
Send all correspondence to Rhode Island Hospital, Aldrich 510