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Phil Kass
UC Davis ADVANCE Policy and Practices Review Initiative Committee Member, Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Equity and Inclusion, Professor of Analytic Epidemiology

Phil Kass is Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Equity and Inclusion and Professor of Analytic Epidemiology at UC Davis. His main area of interest is statistical analysis of faculty personnel data to establish evidence-based policy promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. His research focus is on companion animal epidemiology and evidence-based medicine.

Dr. Kass serves as member of the American Association of Public Healt Veterinarians, American Veterinary Medical Association, California Veterinary Medical Association, and Society for Epidemiologic Research. He also serves on the following Journal Editorial Review Boards: Animals, BMC Veterinary Research, Journal of the American Animal Hospital Association, PeerJ, Preventive Veterinary Medicine, Veterinary Clinical Pathology, and Veterinary Medicine International.

Dr. Kass was awarded the Faculty Teaching Award, School of Veterinary Medicine, 2009; Who’s Who in America, 2014. He has the following notable book chapter publications: “Modern Epidemiologic Study Designs”, 2014, published in Handbook of Epidemiology, 2nd Edition and Springer Publishing, Berlin; “Case-control Studies”, 2014, published in Migration and Health: A Research Methods Handbook, University of California Press, Berkeley.

Dr. Kass is author/co-author of approximately 400 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

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