Kathleen Hartman

Aquaculture Program Leader
USDA APHIS Veterinary Services

Email: Kathleen.H.Hartman@aphis.usda.gov 
Office Phone:  (813) 671-5230 x 119
Cell Phone:  (813) 477-7019


Ph.D., Veterinary Science, Virginia Tech

D.V.M., Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech

M.S., Animal Science, University of Maryland at College Park

B.A., English Creative Writing Major/Biology Minor, Sweet Briar College

Selected Research Publications

Gustafson, L.L, M.D. Remmenga, I.A. Gardner, K.H. Hartman, L.H. Creekmore, A.E. Goodwin, J.E. Whaley, J.V. Warg, S.L. Gardner, and E. Scott. 2014. Viral hemorrhagic septicemia IVb status in the United States: inferences from surveillance activities and regional context. Preventive Veterinary Medicine 114(3/4):174-187.

Crosby, T.C., J.E. Hill, K.H. Hartman, and R.P.E. Yanong. 2012. Effects of metomidate hydrochloride sedation on blood glucose and marketability of transported threespot gourami, Trichogaster trichopterus.  Journal of Aquatic Animal Health 24(2):73-80.

Crosby, T.C., B.D. Petty, H.J. Hamlin, L.J. Guillette, Jr., J.E. Hill, K.H. Hartman, and R.P.E. Yanong. 2010. Plasma cortisol, blood glucose, and marketability of koi transported with metomidate hydrochloride.  North American Journal of Aquaculture 72(2):141-149.

Hartman, K.H. 2006.  Fish In: Guidelines for Euthanasia of Nondomestic Animals.  American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, pgs. 28-38.

Hartman, K.H., R.P.E. Yanong, C. Harms and G. Lewbart.  2006. The future of training for aquatic animal health veterinarians.  Journal of Veterinary Medical Education 33(3):389-393.

Hartman, K.H. and S. A. Smith. 2006. Pharmacokinetics of oxytetracycline in summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Journal of Aquatic Animal Health (in review).

Mowry, D.E., M.H. Schwarz, K.H. Hartman, M.L. Jahncke, and S.A. Smith. 2005. Efficacy of hydrogen peroxide in marine recirculating aquaculture systems holding summer flounder (Paralichthys dentatus).  Journal of Applied Aquaculture, 17(1):65-75.

Smith, S.A., K.P. Hughes, and D.J. Pasnik. 2003. New and old diseases of cultured yellow perch, Perca flavescens. Global Aquaculture Advocate, August:10-12.

Hughes, K.P. and S.A. Smith. 2003. Common and emerging diseases in commercially cultured summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Journal of Applied Aquaculture 14(3/4):163-178.

Smith, S.A., K.P. Hughes and J. Luoma. 2002. Amoebic gill infestation in pallid sturgeon, Scaphirhynchus albus. European Bulletin of Fish Pathologists 22(6):401-403.

Hughes, K. P., R.B. Duncan, Jr. and S.A. Smith. 2002. Renomegaly associated with a mycobacterial infection in summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Fish Pathology 37(2):83-86.

Hughes, K.P., R.B. Duncan, Jr. and S.A. Smith. 2002. Mass in oral cavity of cultured summer flounder, Paralichthys dentatus. Lab Animal 31(3):25-27.

Hughes, K. P. and J.H. Soares, Jr. 1998. Efficacy of phytase on phosphorus utilization by practical diets fed to striped bass, Morone saxatilis. Aquaculture Nutrition 4:133-140.

Selected Extension Publications

Hartman, K.H., R.P.E. Yanong, D.B. Pouder, B.D. Petty, R. Francis-Floyd, and A.C. Riggs. 2013. Koi Herpesvirus Disease (KHVD). University of Florida/IFAS EDIS Publication VM149. (http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/VM113)

Kathleen Hartman