Animal Facility Management

DVR supports the NIH Community by providing facility management services, housing and husbandry, veterinary and critical care, quarantine, enrichment, and nutrition. DVR manages 11 buildings encompassing 300,000 gross square feet of animal housing and laboratory space at the NIH Bethesda campus, and 7 buildings encompassing 150,000 gross square feet of animal housing space at the 513 acre NIH animal center in Poolesville, Maryland. DVR provides housing for approximately 100,000 animals, primarily rodents, but for rabbits, primates, carnivores, and ungulates as well. DVR has the capability of housing animals in conventional, SPF, or hazard containment environments.

Management Team

Name and Title (click to email)
Phone
Buildings
Chief, Facility Management Branch​
301-435-4444​
All​
Deputy Chief, Facility Management Branch​
301-435-3010​
All​
Animal Facility Specialist
301-402-3957
Non-Human Primate Resource Manager
Animal Facility Specialist
301-402-3961
10A
Animal Facility Specialist
301-594-7629
Non-Human Primates
14B North, 14D, 14F, 14G
Valerie Harrington
Animal Facility Specialist
301-402-0456
102, 103, 104
Animal Facility Specialist
301-402-6731
Rodents and Small Animals
14C, 14E, 14F, 14G
Animal Facility Specialist
ACRF Tower Coordinator
301-402-1791
28 and 
Cagewash Services: 10B2, 14A, 14H
Facilities & Equipment Specialist​
301-402-2462
All​
Division of Veterinary Resources

Contact

Vet Animals