Lynn C. Anderson is the Vice President of Global Animal Welfare and Comparative Medicine for Covance, Inc. She has over 25 years of experience developing and directing animal care and use programs, having served as the Attending Veterinarian and, ultimately, as the Institutional Official for Merck Research Laboratories. She also provided leadership for a global consulting and staffing business that provided technical and scientific personnel to academic, commercial and government research institutions in North America and Europe. In addition to her clinical expertise, Dr. Anderson has extensive experience in animal facility design, personnel training and management, and regulatory affairs. Dr. Anderson is a Diplomate and Past President of ACLAM and Past President of both AALAS and ASLAP. She was co-editor of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 2nd edition and a member of the editorial board for the OLAW/ARENA Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Guidebook, 2nd edition. She also serves as a Specialist Consultant and Trustee for AAALAC, International. Dr. Anderson is also currently serving as a co-editor of Laboratory Animal Medicine, 3rd edition, is Chair of the American Board of Veterinary Specialties for the American Veterinary Medical Association, and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Board for Americans for Medical Progress.