Prof. Shimon Harrus

School Contact Information

Koret School of Veterinary Medicine,
The Robert H. Smith Faculty of Agricultural, Food & Environment,
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

Address: Herzl 229, P.O. Box 12,
Rehovot 76100, Israel

Phone: +972-(0)8-9489021/31;
Fax: +972-(0)8-9467940


Special interest

Infectious diseases, vector-borne diseases, vector-pathogen-host interactions, zoonoses, rickettsial diseases, ehrlichiosis, bartonellosis.


  • Parasitology
  • Veterinary Physiology  
  • Scientific Reading
  • Seminar in Veterinary Medicine


Rickettsioses, Ehrlichiosis, Bartonelosis, other vector-borne diseases, vector-pathogen-host interactions.


  • Member, Scientific Council, Israel Veterinary Medical Association (1998-2012).
  • Member, Editorial Board, Veterinary Clinical Pathology journal (2004-2008).
  • Member, Editorial Board, Israel Journal of Veterinary Medicine (2004-2013).
  • Director, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, Hebrew University (2007-2015).
  • Member, Board of Directors, Veterinary Teaching Hospital, Hebrew University (2007-2015).
  • Member, Curriculum Committee. Koret School of Veterinary Medicine, (2007-present).
  • Member, Central Reception Committee, Hebrew University (2007-2011).
  • Member, State Council for Animal Experimentation (2007-2015).
  • Member, Board of Directors, The Authority for Animal Facilities/The Authority for Biological and Biomedical Models, Hebrew University (2008-2015).
  • Member, Executive Committee, The European Association of Establishments for Veterinary Education (EAEVE; 2012-2015)
  • Chair, Committee for Development and Academic Planning, Koret School of Veterinary Medicine (2015-present).
  • Member, Editorial Board, Tropical Medicine and Infectious Diseases (2019-present).

International interest

Veterinary education, Infectious diseases, Veterinary clinical pathology.