Hartmann, Katrin

Hartmann, Katrin, Prof., Dr. med. vet., Dr. habil. (LMU Munich, Germany)
Diplomate ECVIM-CA (Internal Medicine)
Professor Dr. Katrin Hartmann graduated from the College of Veterinary Medicine at LMU Munich, Germany, in 1987 and completed her doctoral thesis in internal medicine with summa cum laude in 1990. From 1988 to 1996, she worked as Research Assistant and Clinical Instructor at the 1st Medical Animal Clinic at LMU Munich. She obtained her habilitation (German PhD) in Small Animal Internal Medicine (on “Antiviral Treatment of FIV”) in 1995. From 1996 to 2001, she worked as Assistant Professor (Privatdozentin) at the 1st Medical Animal Clinic at LMU Munich. Since 1999, she is Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Internal Medicine – Companion Animals (ECVIM-CA). From 2001 to 2003, she worked as Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at the Small Animal Department at the College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia Athens, USA. In 2003, she returned to Munich where she started to work as a Full Professor and Head of the Small Animal Medical Clinic at LMU Munich. In 2009, she was additionally appointed the First Department Head of the newly founded Centre for Clinical Veterinary Medicine at the LMU Munich which she was until 2016. Since then, she has the position as Vice Department Head of the Centre for Clinical Veterinary Medicine at the LMU Munich.
Since April 2023, the Clinic of Small Animal Medicine was united with the Clinic for Small Animal Surgery and Reproduction under the supervision of Katrin Hartmann. She is now Head of the LMU Small Animal Clinic, one of the largest small animal clinics in Germany with currently 230 employees and almost 30 faculty members.
Professor Hartmann is author of > 400 papers, proceedings, abstracts, and book chapters. She has lectured at numerous international meetings and congresses. Her research interest is infectious diseases in cats and dogs, with a special focus on virus infections in cats.