Joseph T. Bielitzki, MS, DVM
Joseph T. Bielitzki, DVM, MS serves part time in the Office of Research at the University of Central Florida in Orlando interacting with the both the Institutional Review Board and the IACUC.
most recently served as a the Associate Director of the NanoScience Technology Center at UCF
but stepped down to accept a position in industry.
Prior to his time at UCF he served as a Program Manager for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in Arlington, Virginia and prior to that, as Chief Veterinary Officer at NASA.
In addition, Joe
has worked in academia, industry and private practice.
Dr. Bielitzki¹s interests include developing novel research approaches to biomedical problems., the ethical care and use of animals in biomedical research, and primate medicine.
has served on numerous IACUCs during his
career and speaks frequently on ethical issues and animal use.
He is currently on the Board of Directors of the Scientists Center for Animal Welfare and the National Animal Interest Alliance.
remains active in the Association of Primate Veterinarians
, the American Society of Primatologists, and AALAS.