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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. Infraorbital Keratin Cyst in an Umbrella Cockatoo (Cacatua alba).
    Turner RC1, Graham JE2, Hahn S3, Mariano A3, McCarthy R2.J Avian Med Surg. 2019 Jun 1;33(2):150-154. doi: 10.1647/2018-342.
  2. Feline Infectious Peritonitis as a Systemic Inflammatory Disease: Contribution of Liver and Heart to the Pathogenesis by Alexandra J Malbon ,
    Sonja Fonfara , Marina L Meli, Shelley Hahn , Herman Egberink andAnja Kipar Viruses 2019, 11(12), 1144; (registering DOI) - 10 Dec 2019
  3. Aberrant Mesenteric Migration of Spirocerca lupi Larvae Causing Necrotizing Eosinophilic Arteritis, Thrombosis, and Intestinal Infarction in Dogs. Brenner OJ1, Botero-Anug AM2, Rojas A3, Hahn S4, Baneth G3. Vet Pathol. 2019 Nov 25:300985819887531. doi: 10.1177/0300985819887531. [Epub ahead of print]
  4. 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]
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12.  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