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Briefing Date:07/12/2005
Topic:Research in Veterinary Science and Animal Health at the Crossroads

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee on the National Needs for Research in Veterinary Science

And

THE NATIONAL ACADEMIES
National Research Council
Division on Earth and Life Studies
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources
Committee on Assessing the Nation’s Framework for Addressing Animal Diseases

Congressional Briefing
Tuesday, July 12, 2005
328A Russell Senate Office Bldg. -- 1:00 p.m.

on Two National Academies Reports

Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science

and

Animal Health at the Crossroads:
Preventing, Detecting, and Diagnosing Animal Diseases

Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science assesses the laboratory facilities, funding levels, and number of veterinary scientists needed to pursue research priorities in this field.

and

Animal Health at the Crossroads: Preventing, Detecting, and Diagnosing Animal Diseases recommends ways to strengthen the nation's framework for preventing and detecting diseases in animals, and suggests steps for raising the public's awareness of the risks posed by animal diseases. The health of imported exotic animals also is discussed.

This briefing was for members of Congress and congressional staff only. The two reports were publicly released on July 18, 2005, and can be found, in their entirety, on the Web site of the National Academies Press. To access both titles from this page, please click on the report titles above.

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