Hartmann, Katrin, Prof. Dr. (University of Munich, Germany)
Katrin Hartmann graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, Germany, in 1987, completed her doctoral thesis in 1990 and her habilitation thesis that focused on the antiviral treatment of FIV infection in 1995. She stayed as a resident in small animal internal medicine, clinical instructor, and Assistant Professor at the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine at the University of Munich until 2001. From 2001 to 2003, she worked as Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Department of Small Animal Medicine at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, USA. Since 2003, she is Department Head of the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany, with the rank of Full Professor. In May 2009, she was elected Director of the newly founded Center of Clinical Veterinary Medicine at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich.
Professor Hartmann is author or co-author of many papers, proceedings, abstracts, and book chapters, including the 2005 and 2010 Editions of Ettinger and Feldman‘s `Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine`. She has lectured at numerous international meetings and congresses, both in Europe and in the United States, as well as in Asia. Katrin Hartmann is a Diplomate of ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine) and currently the president of the European Society of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ESVIM). Her research is concentrated on infectious diseases in cats and dogs, with a special focus on virus infections in cats. When she is not working, she likes to travel in Asia, Africa and Latin America, and enjoys skiing, ballroom dancing, and horseback trail riding.