Campus Attending Veterinarian/LARC Director

Helen Diggs, MEd, DVM, DACLAM
Phone: 541-737-6213

Campus Clinical Veterinarian

Jennifer Sargent, DVM, MS, DACLAM
Phone: 541-737-2263 or 541-737-1283

3rd-Year Laboratory Animal Medicine Resident

Johnathan DenHerder, DVM
Phone: 541-737-5665 or 541-737-2263

Animal Technicians

Kristin Clausing, RLATG, Supervisor

Mae Araki, BS, RLATG

Sheila Cleveland

Jane Menino

Molly Basney, BA, ALAT

Rachel Kataria, Temp

James Neeley, Student

Emily Gallego, Student

Business Office

Bonnie Taylor, Executive Support Specialist
Phone: 541-737-2263
Fax: 541-737-5637

LARC-managed Facilities

Agricultural & Life Sciences Center
Linus Pauling Science Center
Laboratory Animal Resources Center
Research Animal Isolation Laboratory (RAIL)

All LARC-managed animal facilities are designated as ‘authorized access only’. The campus Attending Veterinarian approves escorted visitor access. Contact or call 7-2263 for more information.

Our Pledge:

  • Assure humane care and use of animals through outstanding husbandry and veterinary care;

  • Make human and animal safety a priority;

  • Facilitate research and instructional programs through collaboration, consultation, and training;

  • Provide professional technical and clinical veterinary services;

  • Maintain compliance with applicable federal and state regulations and accreditation standards;

  • Uphold Oregon State University’s academic mission and commitment to public health and community service.


“The best animal welfare results in the best science.”
Russell and Burch -1959