Dr. Crystal Brobst-Wormell oversees all veterinarian duties for the NIAMS animal facilities. She provides technical guidance, education, and training to researchers in the development and implementation of their animal study protocols.
Crystal Brobst-Wormell, D.V.M., serves as the facility and clinical veterinarian for NIAMS. She oversees and performs the veterinary duties for the NIAMS animal facility and coordinates logistics and communication between investigators and shared animal facilities. She collaborates and provides technical guidance, education, and training to researchers in the development and implementation of their Animal Study Proposals (ASPs) to ensure compliance with all State, Federal and Accreditation regulations (such as AAALAC International). Her primary focus is animal welfare and maintaining regulatory compliance.