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Monkey Doctor

Dr. Ford describes the shift from self-identifying as a "monkey doctor" to a new role as "veterinarian for lab animals". She recounts designing a program for Scripps and her long career working with primates. (April, 2014)

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0:06:28 Interest in primates
0:09:44 ACLAM exams for primate veterinarians
0:24:29 The difference between ignorance, negligence, and abuse
0:36:34 Animal research in the future
0:44:30 There are two sides to the question (Watch excerpt)