Community Development Fort Detrick Frederick MD


Terry is a seasoned professional with more than 26 years of proven leadership, administration, and training excellence in both laboratory animal medicine and veterinary public health. She has 11 years experience in biodefense research leading multidisciplinary teams, conducting hands-on work in biocontainment facilities, and developing animal models for biodefense research. As a skilled program director, Dr. Besch is experienced in managing sizable departments and research facility operations including supervisory and fiscal management, science portfolio oversight, facility accreditation, and regulatory compliance.

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The City of Frederick is proud of its long relationship with Fort Detrick, and its allied federal agencies, and the important role it plays in the economic health of our community, and its strategic role in the health and safety of our nation. Our support for the Fort Detrick Alliance, as a founding sponsor, is a natural extension as we work to forge and sustain community partnerships, between the public and private sectors, for our mutual benefit.
Mayor Michael C. O’ConnorMayorThe City of Frederick

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