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College of Veterinary Medicine

Kenneth R. Harkin

Kenneth Harkin

Professor and Section Head, Small Animal Internal Medicine
Hodes Professorship 

DVM, DACVIM (SAIM)
Phone# 785-532-5690
E-mail: harkin@vet.k-state.edu

Education

  • DVM: Iowa State University
  • Residency: Michigan State University

Teaching

  • Medicine I and Medicine II (3rd year)
  • Small Animal Internal Medicine (4th year)

Research

  • Infectious disease
  • Immunology

Clinical

Dr. Harkin’s work includes improving the diagnosis of leptospirosis, evaluating the zoonotic risk associated with infected dogs and investigating pathogenic mechanisms of leptospiral infections. He also studies canine dysautonomia, focused both on identifying the etiology and effects on various organ systems. Other areas of interest include perianal fistulas and liver disease.

Selected Publications