Lab Animal Medicine & Pursuing a Specialty
When you think of “lab animal medicine,” you think of treating only lab mice and rats, right? Think again! Veterinarians with this specialty treat a variety of animals, and are responsible for ensuring ethical standards are met when using, caring for, and treating all species in research.
Find out more about this specialty, and how to discover and pursue other veterinary specialties, by joining our virtual event hosted by Alumna Dr. Lynlee Stevey-Rindenow, veterinary resident at the University of Southern California.
This is your opportunity to:
- Examine the day-to-day life of a lab animal veterinarian
- Learn about the various IACUC standards in the ethical care of laboratory animals
- Hear about the ways in which vet students can discover and gain experience in various specialties before graduating
- Learn more about Dr. Stevey-Rindenow’s prestigious residency at the University of Southern California
About Our Host
Dr. Lynlee Stevey-Rindenow is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University, Pomona and majored in biological sciences and minored in Spanish language. She went to the University of Missouri for clinical rotations and graduated from RUSVM in January 2020. In July 2020 she started her dream job as a laboratory animal veterinary resident at the prestigious University of Southern California with the Department of Animal Resources.
Dr. Stevey-Rindenow always knew she wanted to be a laboratory animal veterinarian and is passionate about her love of research, animal welfare, and the ethical and humane care and use of animals used in research and teaching. Dr. Stevey-Rindenow lives with her husband David, a perfect golden retriever named Noah Jordan and a naughty coconut tabby named Lilian Rose, in Los Angeles, California.