Larry Carbone, D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. ACLAM
University of California, San Francisco
Presentation: Pain in Animals and Subsequent Ethical Imperatives
Larry Carbone D.V.M., Ph.D., Dipl. ACLAM, is senior clinical veterinarian and acting associate director of the Laboratory Animal Resource Center at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Dr. Carbone has worked in laboratory animal care for 25 years as a caregiver, veterinary technician, and veterinarian. He was a founding (student) member of Cornell University’s Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC), where he took his veterinary and doctorate degrees, and where he taught laboratory animal medicine and helped develop and teach in the Animals, Veterinarians, and Society curricular block. He relocated to San Francisco and established the UCSF Animal Welfare Assurance Program, and is now senior clinical veterinarian and an IACUC member. He balances his clinical work with his research and writing on veterinary ethics. His dissertation on the history and ethics of the Animal Welfare Act became his book: What Animals Want: Expertise and Advocacy in Laboratory Animal Welfare Policy (2004, Oxford University Press).