Professor of Pathology University Veterinarian Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources, Duke University, USABiography
Dr. Norton is Professor of Pathology and Director, Division of Laboratory Animal Resources at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. He earned his veterinary degree at North Carolina State University and his doctorate degree in pharmacology at Vanderbilt University. He is a Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine and the American Board of Toxicology. Dr. Norton has over 25 years of experience in toxicology and laboratory animal medicine, including management of preclinical discovery and development projects as well as preparation of regulatory dossiers, design and management of complex animal facilities, and ensuring regulatory compliance of animal programs. Dr. Norton is a member and currently serves as President of the Council of Accreditation for the Laboratory Animal Care International. His collaborative research focuses on extrinsic factors which may influence the animal research model, specifically in the area of noise and vibration.