Philip H Kass

Professor

Population Health & Reproduction

Office
225 Mrak Hall, Davis, CA 95616

Licenses
State of California license #8474 to practice veterinary medicine
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Preventive Medicine
Specialty in Epidemiology, ACVPM
Education
1981, BS, University of California, Davis, CA
1983, DVM, University of California, Davis, CA
1984, MPVM, University of California, Davis, CA
1988, MS, University of California, Davis, CA
1990, PhD, University of California, Davis, CA
1990, Post-doc, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA
Honors and Awards
1978 UC Regent's Scholar
1986 Outstanding Young Men of America citation
1987 Who's Who in Veterinary Medicine citation
1988 Student participant, Society for Epidemiologic Research Student Workshop
1992 Outstanding Faculty/Staff Award, Graduate Group in Epidemiology
1995 Who's Who in Medicine citation
1995 Who's Who in the West citation
1996 The Daniels Award, Daniels Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
2002 European Veterinary Dental Society Research Award
2003-2004 Outstanding Faculty Award, Graduate Group in Epidemiology
2007-2009 Who's Who in America
2009-2010 Faculty Teaching Award, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine
2009-2010 Who's Who in America. Marquis Publishing, 300 Connell Drive, Suite 2000, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922
2009-2010 Who's Who in Health Sciences Higher Education
Most Recent Five Book Chapters
2017 Kass PH : Biomedical Statistics: Selected Topics, Ettinger SJ, Feldman EC, Côté E, (ed), Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 8th Edition, St. Louis. 34-37.
2014 Pezzi C, Kass PH : Case-control studies, Schenker MB, Castañeda X, Rodriguez-Lainz A, (ed), Migration and Health: A Research Methods Handbook, Berkeley. .
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.
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.
Ten Recent Publications

2019
Cooper, AE, Thomasy, SM, Drazenovich, TL, Kass, PH, Potnis, SS, Leutenegger, CM, Maggs, DJ
Prophylactic and therapeutic effects of twice-daily famciclovir administration on infectious upper respiratory disease in shelter-housed cats.

2019
Covert, JC, Thomasy, SM, Kado-Fong, H, Kon, LN, Kass, PH, Reilly, CM, Lappin, MR, Margulies, BJ, Maggs, DJ
Pilot Study of the Safety and Tolerability of a Subconjunctival Penciclovir Implant in Cats Experimentally Infected with Herpesvirus.

2019
Keller, KA, Guzman, DS, Boothe, DM, Visser, M, de Matos, RE, Petritz, OA, Kass, PH, Paul-Murphy, JR
Pharmacokinetics and safety of zonisamide after oral administration of single and multiple doses to Hispaniolan Amazon parrots (Amazona ventralis).

2019
Marinkovich, M, Wack, RF, Field, CL, Whoriskey, ST, Kass, PH, Gjeltema, J
EVALUATION OF SERIAL BLOOD LACTATE AND THE USE OF A POINT-OF-CARE LACTATE METER IN LIVE-STRANDED PINNIPEDS.