ASP Primate Welfare Award Recipients

The ASP Primate Care Committee is pleased to announce the recipients of a Primate Welfare Award:

  • ASP 2016 - Ashley Edes, graduate student at The Ohio State University. Her oral presentation was titled, "Does proximity to the silverback increase allostatic load in zoo-housed Western lowland gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla) females?" (abstract)
  • ASP 2015 - Dawn Abney, from the Charles River Laboratories - Safety Assessment Nevada, in Reno, NV.  Her poster was titled, "Strategies for successfully social housing incompatible Cynomolgus macaque triads." (abstract)
  • ASP 2014 - Melissa Truelove, a Lead Behavioral Management Specialist at the Yerkes National Primate Research Center. Her poster was titled, "Social Interactions of Rhesus Macaques (Macaca mulatta) Through Steps of Pair Caging Introduction." (abstract)