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Philip H Kass- BS, DVM, MPVM, MS, PhD
Professor
Population Health & Reproduction

4005 VM3B
Davis, CA 95616

+1 530 752 8631
phkass@ucdavis.edu

   

Research Focus

Quantitative epidemiology (companion animals). Non-experimental inference. Epidemiologic methodology and analysis. Epidemiology of environmental hazards of animals and humans. Companion animal epidemiology. Hospital-based surveillance methodology. Cancer research.

Specialty Focus

Epidemiology, biostatistics.

Education

1981 BS Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
1983 DVM Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
1984 MPVM Preventive Veterinary Medicine, University of California, Davis, CA
1988 MS Statistics, University of California, Davis, CA
1990 PhD Comparative Pathology/Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, CA
1990 Post-doc Environmental Epidemiology, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA

Honors and Awards

2013 Who's Who in America 2013, 67th Edition, 300 Connell Drive, Suite 2000, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
2009-2010 Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
2009-2010 Who's Who in America
2009-2010 Who's Who in Health Sciences Higher Education
2007-2009 Who's Who in America
2003-2004 Outstanding Faculty Award, Graduate Group in Epidemiology
2002 European Veterinary Dental Society Research Award
1996 The Daniels Award, Daniels Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
1995 Who's Who in the West, Who's Who in Medicine citation
1992 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award, Graduate Group in Epidemiology
1988 Student participant, Society for Epidemiologic Research Student Workshop
1987 Who's Who in Veterinary Medicine citation
1986 Outstanding Young Men of America citation
1978 Regent's Scholar

Licenses

State of California license #8474 to practice veterinary medicine
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Specialty in Epidemiology, ACVPM

Active Research Grants

Co-Investigator, Mouse Metabolic Phenotyping Center (MMPC) at UC Davis, K.C. Kent Lloyd (Principal Investigator), National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health

Co-Investigator, Prospective evaluation of California's Armed and Prohibited Persons System, Garen Wintemute (Principal Investigator), National Institute of Justice

Most Recent 10 Publications

  • Philip H Kass: Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Eastern Pacific Harbour Seal (Phoca vitulina richardii). 2015 Aalderink, MT, Nguyen, HP, Kass, PH, Arzi, B, Verstraete, FJ Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Eastern Pacific Harbour Seal (Phoca vitulina richardii). Journal of comparative pathology,
  • Philip H Kass: Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus). 2015 Aalderink, MT, Nguyen, HP, Kass, PH, Arzi, B, Verstraete, FJ Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the Northern Fur Seal (Callorhinus ursinus). Journal of comparative pathology,
  • Philip H Kass: The temporomandibular joint of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus): part 2-osteoarthritic changes. 2015 Arzi, B, Leale, DM, Sinai, NL, Kass, PH, Lin, A, Verstraete, FJ The temporomandibular joint of California sea lions (Zalophus californianus): part 2-osteoarthritic changes. Archives of oral biology,
  • Philip H Kass: Glomerular filtration rate, urine production, and fractional clearance of electrolytes in acute kidney injury in dogs and their association with survival. 2015 Brown, N, Segev, G, Francey, T, Kass, P, Cowgill, LD Glomerular filtration rate, urine production, and fractional clearance of electrolytes in acute kidney injury in dogs and their association with survival. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Philip H Kass: World Small Animal Veterinary Association Renal Pathology Initiative: Classification of Glomerular Diseases in Dogs. 2015 Cianciolo, RE, Mohr, FC, Aresu, L, Brown, CA, James, C, Jansen, JH, Spangler, WL, van der Lugt, JJ, Kass, PH, Brovida, C, Cowgill, LD, Heiene, R, Polzin, DJ, Syme, H, Vaden, SL, Dongen, AM, Lees, GE World Small Animal Veterinary Association Renal Pathology Initiative: Classification of Glomerular Diseases in Dogs. Veterinary pathology,
  • Philip H Kass: Canine sterile nodular panniculitis: a retrospective study of 39 dogs. 2015 Contreary, CL, Outerbridge, CA, Affolter, VK, Kass, PH, White, SD Canine sterile nodular panniculitis: a retrospective study of 39 dogs. Veterinary dermatology,
  • Philip H Kass: Early tumor response to intraarterial or intravenous administration of carboplatin to treat naturally occurring lower urinary tract carcinoma in dogs. 2015 Culp, WT, Weisse, C, Berent, AC, Reetz, JA, Krick, EL, Jackson, DE, Kass, PH, Clifford, CA, Sorenmo, KU Early tumor response to intraarterial or intravenous administration of carboplatin to treat naturally occurring lower urinary tract carcinoma in dogs. Journal of veterinary internal medicine / American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine,
  • Philip H Kass: Renal, gastrointestinal, and hemostatic effects of oral administration of meloxicam to Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis). 2015 Dijkstra, B, Guzman, DS, Gustavsen, K, Owens, SD, Hass, C, Kass, PH, Paul-Murphy, JR Renal, gastrointestinal, and hemostatic effects of oral administration of meloxicam to Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis). American journal of veterinary research,
  • Philip H Kass: Evaluation of total dietary fiber concentration and composition of commercial diets used for management of diabetes mellitus, obesity, and dietary fat-responsive disease in dogs. 2015 Farcas, AK, Larsen, JA, Owens, TJ, Nelson, RW, Kass, PH, Fascetti, AJ Evaluation of total dietary fiber concentration and composition of commercial diets used for management of diabetes mellitus, obesity, and dietary fat-responsive disease in dogs. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association,
  • Philip H Kass: Novel retinopathy in related Gordon setters: a clinical, behavioral, electrophysiological, and genetic investigation. 2015 Good, KL, Kom├íromy, AM, Kass, PH, Ofri, R Novel retinopathy in related Gordon setters: a clinical, behavioral, electrophysiological, and genetic investigation. Veterinary ophthalmology,

Most Recent 5 Book Chapters

2014 Kass PH: Modern epidemiologic study designs, Ahrens W, Pigeot I, (ed), Handbook of Epidemiology, 2nd edition, Berlin. 325-363.

2009 Kass PH: Reading and interpreting scientific literature, Robinson NE, Sprayberry KA, (ed), Current Therapy in Equine Medicine, 6th edition, St. Louis. 33-36.

2009 Kass PH: Epidemiologic study designs, Haskell SRR, (ed), Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult: Ruminant, Ames. 199-200.

2006 Kass PH, Riemann HP: Epidemiology of foodborne diseases, Riemann HP, Cliver DO, (ed), Foodborne Infections and Intoxications, 3rd edition, London. .

2004 Kass PH, Gold EB: Modern epidemiologic study designs, , Handbook of Epidemiology, Germany. .