Research Veterinarian, NIAID/CMB
Dr. Richard Herbert is the research veterinarian for the NIAID non-human primates held at the NIH Animal Center (NIHAC) in Poolesville. Dr. Herbert is a graduate of Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine (’93). He worked as a clinical practitioner and owner of a large animal practice in Maryland for 8 years. His career in laboratory animal medicine started in 2001 working as a contract clinical veterinarian. In 2003, Dr. Herbert obtained a government position working with the Division of Veterinary Resources as a clinical veterinarian at the NIHAC. He advanced from this position to become facility veterinarian and section chief in 2007. He has worked with a variety of species including non human primates, sheep, pigs, and horses. His research interests include surgical and medical management of non-human primates on infectious disease and aging studies.
Last Updated December 17, 2009