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Alamogordo Primate Facility (Established 2001)
Primate Center, Lab or Research Program

Director: Dr. Rick Lee, DVM
Phone: 575-679-3801  
PO Box 956, Holloman AFB, New Mexico 88330 UNITED STATES
Department: Intramural
Institution: NIH
Affiliations: Charles River Laboratories

Mission: As a Center of Excellence for Chimpanzee Health Care, it is the mission of the Alamogordo Primate Facility to continue to improve the Quality of Life for captive chimpanzee by advancing the standards of health care. To that end the APF maintains NIH-owned chimpanzees in the best possible housing conditions.

Clientele: NIH

Principal Research Programs: Animal Care, Veterinary Services, Primate Housing, Consulting, Staffing

Training Opportunities: Externships and Postgraduate Primate Residency

Financial Aid: Veterinary Externs are paid a stipend. Primate Resident is paid as full time staff member.

Number of Staff: 43

Associated Field Sites: Charles River Laboratories

Supported Species: 250 Pan troglodytes (common chimpanzee)

Last Updated: 2009-03-03

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