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Dr. Bayne is Global Director for the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC International). In this role she directs the accreditation program worldwide and travels extensively to advance AAALAC’s accreditation program and laboratory animal welfare. Prior to this position she worked at the National Institutes of Health leading a research program on nonhuman primate psychological well-being and environmental enrichment programs for primates, dogs, cats and swine. She has published over forty articles on the subject, is a certified applied animal behaviorist, and is internationally renowned for her work in laboratory animal behavior and welfare. Dr. Bayne has held several leadership positions including service as President of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine (ACLAM), the Association of Primate Veterinarians, as well as the District of Columbia Veterinary Medical Association. She is past Chair of the American Veterinary Medical Association’s Animal Welfare Committee and was the inaugural Chair of the American Society of Laboratory Animal Practitioner’s Animal Welfare Committee. She was a member of the OIE ad hoc working group that developed the chapter on Research Animal Welfare for the Terrestrial Animal Health Code and was a member of the committee that revised the CIOMS International Guiding Principles for Biomedical Research Involving Animals.