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Shelley Hahn - DVM, DACVP


  • Senior Pathologist at the Kimron Veterinary Institute, Israel (2017-2019)
  • Lecturer, Cummings School of Veterinary Medicine at Tufts University (2015-2017)
  • 2009-2014- Residency in anatomic pathology. Koret veterinary teaching hospital at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Israel) and University of Helsinki (Finland)
  • University of Bologna, “Alma Mater Studiorum”, Bologna, Italy, 2005

Board Certification

American College of Veterinary Pathologists (Anatomic Pathology)
  1. Feline Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: The Consequence of Cardiomyocyte-Initiated and Macrophage-Driven Remodeling Processes? Kitz S, Fonfara S, Hahn S, Hetzel U, Kipar A. Vet Pathol. 2019 Mar 21 [Epub ahead of print]
  2. Extracardiac intrapericardial myxosarcoma causing right ventricular outflow tract obstruction in a dog. Karlin ET, Yang VK, Prabhakar M, Gregorich SL, Hahn S, Rush JE. J Vet Cardiol. 2018 Apr;20(2):129-135. . Epub 2018 Mar 1.
  3. Bouznach A, Hahn S, Stram Y, Menasherov S, Edery N, Shicahtn N, Kenigswald G, Perl S, 2013. Case Report: Contagious Ecthyma - Deviations in the Anatomical Appearance of Lesions in an Outbreak in Lambs in Israel. Israel journal of Veterinary Medicine, Dec..4, 246-251.
  4. Baneth G, Sheiner A, Eyal O, Hahn S, Beaufils JP, Anug Y, Talmi-Frank D, 2013.Redescription of Hepatozoon felis (Apicomplexa: Hepatozoidae) based on phylogenetic analysis, tissue and blood form morphology, and possible transplacental transmission. Parasit Vectors. Apr 15;6, 102.
  5. Hahn S, Edery N, Bouznach A, Shicaht N, Perl S,, Sudden Death Due to Myocardial Necrosis in Imported Calves. Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Dec.21, 259-263.
  6. Nivy R, Hahn S, Perl S, Karnieli A, Aroch I, 2012.A Fatal Outbreak of Parvovirus Infection: First Detection of Canine Parvovirus Type 2c in Israel. Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Sep.25, 96-102.
  7. Equine sarcoid: In situ demonstration of matrix metalloproteinase expression. Mosseri S, Hetzel U, Hahn S, Michaloupoulou E, Sallabank HC, Knottenbelt, KiparA.  DC. Vet J. 2014 Nov;202(2):279-85.
  8. Disseminated alimentary mycobacteriosis in the horse: a retrospective study of nine cases. .J.A.K Monki, M. Hewetson, S. Hahn, K Vainio, T Skrzypczak. Equine Vet. Educ. (2015), Published online doi:10.1111/eve.12393
  9.  Age- and gender-dependent myocardial transcription patterns of cytokines and extracellular matrix remodelling enzymes in cats with non-cardiac diseases. Fonfara S, Hetzel U, Hahn S, Kipar A. Exp Gerontol. 2015 Dec;72:117-23.

Research and Clinical Interests

Infectious Diseases


  • Clinical instruction to residents and 4th year veterinary students
  • Didactic instruction to 1st and 2nd year veterinary students