Tekla Lee-Fowler, DVM, MS, DACVIM

Internal Medicine

Dr. Tekla Lee-Fowler is an Assistant Professor in Small Animal Internal Medicine in the Department of Clinical Sciences at Auburn University.

She graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) in 2005. After graduation, Dr. Lee-Fowler completed a rotating small animal internship at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine.

In 2009, she completed a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine at the University of Missouri CVM, and earned board certification in the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM). During residency, Dr. Lee-Fowler earned her MS with research focusing on feline asthma.

After residency, she served as a clinical instructor at the University of Missouri while completing a post-doctoral fellowship focusing on feline asthma and immunology.

In July 2011, Dr. Lee-Fowler joined the faculty at Auburn University as an assistant professor in small animal internal medicine. Although she enjoys all aspects of small animal internal medicine, her clinical and research interests include respiratory medicine, obesity and immunology. Dr. Lee-Fowler has two dogs, Kari, a Labrador Retriever, and Gemma, a Shi Tzu mix, as well as one cat, Hershey. Outside of work, Dr. Lee-Fowler enjoys spending time with her husband, Brandon, and their animal companions.