About the Staff

Sheri Leavitt, B.S., RLATG

Sheri Leavitt, B.S., RLATG Sheri is a Laboratory Biosafety Training Specialist for the Laboratory Biosafety Training Program (LBTP). She received a bachelor degree in Life Sciences from Kansas State University and maintains national certification in animal care.

Prior to joining the LBTP, she worked as a Research Associate III dealing with traumatic brain injury, as a Research Technician working with smoke inhalation & burn studies, and as a Team Leader with the Animal Resource Center. Before joining UTMB, Sheri worked as a zoo keeper at several zoos for 15 years. She has presented for the American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) at Texas Branch American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (TBAALAS), and at the Mission Connect Symposium. Member of TBAALAS and AALAS.