Philip H Kass, Ph.D.

Philiip Kass

Position Title

Vet Med
Population Health

225 Mrak Hall
One Shields Avenue, Davis CA 95616

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

Recent Publications

  • 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,
  • 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,
  • 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,
  • 2017 Anderson JG, Peralta S, Kol A, Kass PH, Murphy B Clinical and Histopathologic Characterization of Canine Chronic Ulcerative Stomatitis Vet Pathology,
  • 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,
  • 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,


  • 1990 PhD Comparative Pathology/Epidemiology, University of California, Davis, CA
  • 1988 MS Statistics, University of California, Davis, CA