Judy Fenyk-Melody, DVM, DACLAM, Board Immediate Past President
Judy Fenyk-Melody served on the NWABR Board for many years, leaving as Past President in January 2016 for new employment in the Boston area. She had been Director, Preclinical, at Amgen, Inc., Seattle, Washington. Dr. Fenyk- Melody was at Amgen from August 2006-2015.
Prior to joining Amgen, she spent her industry career in the departments of Comparative Medicine, 1996-2004 and Project Management, 2004-2006, Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, NJ supporting basic and preclinical research and clinical drug discovery and development. Earlier in her career, she was a clinician in both small animal clinical and emergency practices in Wilmington, NC and as a biology researcher in Cancer Genetics and Virology in Bay Pines, FL.
In 1985 Dr. Fenyk-Melody received her B.S in Biology from Emory & Henry College, Emory, VA. She earned her D.V.M. from Kansas State University in 1991, and her post-doctoral residency training in Comparative Medicine from Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, NYC, NY was completed in 1996. She became a Diplomate of the American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine in 2003.