University of California
Philip H. Kass, DVM, PhD

Philip H. Kass, DVM, PhD

School of Veterinary Medicine
Department of Population, Health & Reproduction
University of California
Davis, CA 95616-8638
530-752-8631 Fax: 530-752-5845 Kass's home page
Current Research Interests
• Animals as sentinels of environmental health hazards
• Vaccine induction of chronic disease
• Epidemiologic methods
• Companion animal epidemiology
Key Publications
• Heath SE, Kass PH, Hart L, Zompolis G. 1998. An epidemiological study of cats and dogs affected by the Oakland firestorm, California, 1991. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 212:504-11.
• Zakaria M, Chomel BB, Lerche N, Kass PH. 1996. Accidental injuries associated with occupational exposure to nonhuman primates at two regional primate research centers: 1988-1993. Laboratory Animal Science 46:298-304.
• Kass PH, Barnes W, Spangler WL, Chomel BB, Culbertson MR. 1993. Vaccination and fibrosarcoma tumorigenesis in the cat: epidemiologic evidence for a causal relation. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 203:396-405.
• Kass PH, Farver TB, Beaumont JJ, Genigeorgis C, Stevens F. 1992. Disease determinants of sporadic salmonellosis in four northern California counties: a case control study of older children and adults. Annals of Epidemiology 2:683-96.
• Kass PH, Greenland S. 1991. Conflicting definitions of confounding and their ramifications for veterinary epidemiologic research: Collapsibility versus comparability. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association 199(11):1569-73.