About Janet

Janet invented the Induction Chamber evacuator (ICevac) in 2009, when performing surgery on rodents became a prime responsibility of her job

Photo taken from Ann Arbor News article published December, 2005  Making them at ease aids research
Janet has been working in medical research, training personnel and providing technical support since 1996

American Association for Laboratory Animal Science; Michigan Branch
Outstanding laboratory Animal Technologist
Awarded annually to a branch member who is AALAS certified at the Laboratory Animal Technologist Level (LATG), in recognition of accomplishment and contribution to the promotion of laboratory animal care, AALAS, and to other care professionals. 

Dean’s Awards Program for Staff; University of Michigan
Support Staff of the Year
The top award of $1,500 is conferred upon the support staff member who demonstrates excellence in their work, contributes to a positive work environment, and is mindful of his/her service to the mission of the Medical School. Recipients are strong team contributors, who uphold University of Michigan's values of respect, compassion, trust, integrity, and efficiency. 
American Association for Laboratory Animal Science; Michigan Branch
Robert A Watkins Award
Awarded annually to branch member.  Its purpose is to promote the sharing of skills and knowledge with fellow colleagues. 

Janet has experience working with a variety of animals.    
She began her career in 1980 as a horse farm manager.  
She owned and operated a horse boarding and training facility  Equine Charm School
Janet Wolforth,
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