Dr. Paré has almost 30 years’ experience in laboratory animal care in a variety of roles. He began his career as a U.S. Army Animal Care Specialist (MOS-91T) in 1982 at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. He has also worked as a veterinary technician and supervisor at Bio-Whittaker (now Lonza), as well as a facility manager with the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. During his career as a veterinary technician, he earned certification as a laboratory animal technician and laboratory animal technologist through the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science and as a licensed veterinary technician through the state of Maryland. He left the National Institutes of Health in 1992 to earn his D.V.M. from the Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine in 1996. After working in clinical practice for a few years, he joined the Comparative Medicine Branch in 1998.
He currently serves as the attending veterinarian for the Animal Care and Use Committee, facility veterinarian for the Twinbrook II and Twinbrook III animal facilities, and the controlled substrance program coordinator for the Division of Intramural Research.
Last Updated September 18, 2013