Assistant Professor of Laboratory Animal Medicine, Veterinarian, University of Michigan Medical SchoolBiography
Dr. Lofgren received her veterinary and masters of comparative biomedical science degrees from TuftsUniversity. She then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in comparative medicine at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where she studied therole of infectious disease in cancer development, as well as evaluating animal welfare refinements. Upon achieving ACLAM diplomate status, Dr. Lofgren pursued a visiting research fellowship with the Pain and Animal Welfare Science (PAWS) Group at Newcastle University where she engaged in analgesia research and provided clinical support. Following her time in England, Dr. Lofgren joined the University of Michigan's Unit for Laboratory Animal Medicine as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Her professional interests include minimizing pain and distress in laboratory animals as a clinical veterinarian and research scientist. Dr. Lofgren also enjoys teaching, training and mentoring veterinary residents and students.