University of Hawai‘i
Research Compliance

AVS Policy 15 Form

Principal Investigators (PIs) are required to consult with the AV or designee on the following:

  • Original or full three year renewal protocol reviews
  • Protocol amendments which add the use of biohazards or chemical hazards, anesthesia and/oranalgesia, surgery (survival and non-survival) or increase in the level of pain which the animal mayexperience
  • Annual renewal protocols that utilize USDA-covered species or DoD funding.
  • Consultation is no longer required for annual renewals of protocols that do not utilize USDA covered species or DoD funding and/or do not include any of the amendments described above.
  • Contact Dr. Wong with any questions



For Biomedical Sciences, Neurosciences, and Biotechnology-related Studies Utilizing University of Hawaii Animal & Veterinary Services (AVS) Facilities and Resources