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Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee

Reporting Concerns and Complaints

Kansas State University is committed to performing animal facilitated research in a humane and compliant manner. The K-State Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is empowered by the federal government to "review and if warranted, investigate concerns involving animal care and use resulting from public complaints, or reports of noncompliance from laboratory or research facility employees or personnel."


Use this form to report a concern related to animal care and use at K-State. Please provide as much detail as possible (date, time, location, and a description of the concern or complaint). Concerns reported using this form will be anonymous.


The IACUC will take any reported concern seriously, and investigate it thoroughly. The contacts listed below welcome questions or concerns about animal care and use at K-State. 

Sally Olson

Committee Chair

Phone: (785) 470-7513

Email: solson@vet.k-state.edu

Denver Marlow

Attending Veterinarian

Phone: (785) 532-5640

Email: dmarlow@ksu.edu

Cheryl Doerr

Associate Vice President for Research

Phone: (785) 532-3224

Email: comply@ksu.edu

Research Compliance Office

203 Fairchild Hall

Manhattan, KS 66502

Phone: (785) 532-3224

Email: comply@ksu.edu