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

    225 Mrak Hall
    Davis, CA 95616

    +1 530 752 2072
    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

    Collaborator, Mechanism of p53-Dependent Tumor Suppression, Xinbin Chen (Principal Investigator), National Institutes of Health

    Most Recent 10 Publications

    • Philip H Kass: Polychlorinated biphenyl and polybrominated diphenyl ether profiles in serum from cattle, sheep, and goats across California 2017 Sethi S, Chen X, Kass PH, Puschner B Polychlorinated biphenyl and polybrominated diphenyl ether profiles in serum from cattle, sheep, and goats across California Chemosphere,
    • Philip H Kass: Radiographic evaluation in clinical practice of the types and stage of incisor tooth resorption and hypercementosis in horses 2017 Henry TJ, Puchalski SM, Arzi B, Kass PH, Verstraete FJ Radiographic evaluation in clinical practice of the types and stage of incisor tooth resorption and hypercementosis in horses Equine Vet J,
    • Philip H Kass: Investigation of perioperative and anesthetic variables affecting short-term survival of horses with small intestinal strangulating lesions 2017 Espinosa P, Le Jeune SS, Cenani A, Kass PH, Brosnan RJ Investigation of perioperative and anesthetic variables affecting short-term survival of horses with small intestinal strangulating lesions Veterinary Surgery,
    • Philip H Kass: Clinical and Histopathologic Characterization of Canine Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis 2017 Anderson JG, Peralta S, Kol A, Kass PH, Murphy B Clinical and Histopathologic Characterization of Canine Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis Vet Pathology,
    • Philip H Kass: Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the California Mountain Lion (Puma concolor couguar). 2017 Aghashani A, Kim AS, Kass PH, Verstraete FJ Dental and Temporomandibular Joint Pathology of the California Mountain Lion (Puma concolor couguar). Journal of Comparative Pathology,
    • Philip H Kass: Evaluation of optimal water fluoridation on the incidence and skeletal distribution of naturally arising osteosarcoma in pet dogs. 2017 Rebhun RB, Kass PH, Kent MS, Watson KD, Withers SS, Culp WT, King AM Evaluation of optimal water fluoridation on the incidence and skeletal distribution of naturally arising osteosarcoma in pet dogs. Veterinary Comparative Oncology,
    • Philip H Kass: Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics of xylazine administered to exercised thoroughbred horses 2017 Knych HK, Stanley SD, McKemie DS, Arthur RM, Kass PH Pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics of xylazine administered to exercised thoroughbred horses Drug Testing and Analysis,
    • Philip H Kass: Cytokine, catabolic enzyme and structural matrix gene expression in synovial fluid following intra-articular administration of triamcinolone acetonide in exercised horses. 2017 Knych HK, Vidal MA, Chouicha N, Mitchell M, Kass PH Cytokine, catabolic enzyme and structural matrix gene expression in synovial fluid following intra-articular administration of triamcinolone acetonide in exercised horses. Equine Veterinary Journal,
    • Philip H Kass: Colonoscopic and histologic features of rectal masses in dogs: 82 cases (1995-2012) 2017 Adamovich-Rippe KN, Mayhew PD, Marks SL, Selmic LE, Culp WT, Youello AM, Runge JJ, Holt DE, Kass PH, Peauroi JR Colonoscopic and histologic features of rectal masses in dogs: 82 cases (1995-2012) J Am Vet Med Assoc,
    • Philip H Kass: Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses 2017 Berryhill EH, Thomasy SM, Kass PH, Reilly CM, Good KL, Hollingsworth SR, Maggs DJ, Magdesian KG, Pusterla N Comparison of corneal degeneration and calcific band keratopathy from 2000 to 2013 in 69 horses Vet Ophthalmol,

    Most Recent 5 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.