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Thomas Demaar


Thomas W deMaar, DVM Veterinarian

Vivarium Director
Campus/IACUC Veterinarian






B.S. Biology, Tufts University, 1980; Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (D.V.M), Tufts Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine, 1986


CV/VITAE: deMaar.pdf


Course leader of BIOL 4391-01
Research Principles and Ethics
Lecturer in BIOL 4392-01
Research Methodology



September 2007



At UTB Dr. Demaar is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Biomedicine, the Vivarium Director and IACUC attending veterinarian. In addition Dr. Demaar is employed full time at the Gladys Porter Zoo, Brownsville,TX. Interests include wildlife and zoological medicine, IACUC procedures, bioethical issues, international agriculture development, environmental research, wildlife rehabilitaion, and consevation education. Dr. Demaar is also the attending veterinarian for Sea Turtle Inc., South Padre Island, TX, and consulting veterinarian for the US Fish and Wildlife Service ocelot consevation program at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge.

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Contact information​

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                Office: BRHP 2.145
Phone: 956-621-6066
Fax: 956-546-5703

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