Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University
David Lee-Parritz

Clinical Professor

Director, Laboratory Animal Medicine Service


  • DVM, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts, 1983
  • BA, Yale College, 1979

Board Certification

  • American College of Laboratory Animal Medicine
  • Schapiro SJ, Lee-Parritz DE, Taylor LL, Watson L, Bloomsmith MA, Petto A.  Behavioral management of specific pathogen-free (SPF) rhesus macaques: Group formation, reproduction, and parental competence.  Lab Anim Sci 1994; 44:229-234
  • Watson LM, Lee-Parritz DE, Petto AJ, LaReau-Alves MN.  Effect of social rearing conditions of affiliative and reproductive behaviors of adult unimale/multifemale- grouped rhesus macaques:  a case study.  Contemporary Topics in Laboratory Animal Science 1995; 34:66-69
  • Moghaddam A, Rosenzweig M, Lee-Parritz D, Annis B, Johnson RP, Wang F. An animal model for acute and persistent Epstein-Barr virus infection. Science 1997; 276: 2030-2033.
  • Santerre D, Chen RH, Kadner A, Lee-Parritz D, and Adams DH.  Anaesthetic management of baboons undergoing heterotopic porcine cardiac xenotransplantation.  Veterinary Research Communications 2001; 25:251-259.
  • Bardi M, Petto AJ, Lee-Parritz D. Parental failure in captive cotton-top tamarins (Saguinus oedipus). American Journal of Primatology 2001; 54(3): 159 – 169.
  • Lee-Parritz D. Animal Care and Management. In: Souba WW and Wilmore DW, eds. “Surgical Research”. San Diego: Academic Press, 2001.
  • Lee-Parritz D. Analgesia for rodent experimental surgery. Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2007. 62 (3-4): 74-78.
  • Lee-Parritz D. Animal Surgery and Care of Animals. In: Ratner B, Hoffman A, Schoen F,   and Lemons J, eds. Biomaterials Science (Third Edition). Academic Press, 2012.