Stephanie Schleis Lindley, DVM, DACVIMschleiss

Associate Clinical Professor, Oncology
Department of Clinical Sciences


Dr. Lindley is a native of Louisiana. She graduated from Texas A&M University summa cum laude with a bachelor’s degree in biology before entering the veterinary program at Louisiana State University.

Following veterinary school graduation with honors in 2004, she completed a one-year rotating small animal internship at Texas A&M University. She completed a three-year residency in medical oncology at the University of Tennessee in 2008.

Dr. Lindley joined the Auburn faculty in 2008. While at Auburn University, she has pursued further interests in veterinary medical communication, equine oncology, marine mammal medicine and oncology, and continued collaboration with other universities for oncology clinical trials and retrospective studies. During her tenure at Auburn, Dr. Lindley has authored more than nine publications.

Research Interests:

Lymphoma, hematologic neoplasia, histiocytic diseases, flow cytometry, and equine oncology.

Selected Publications:

Schleis SE. Cancer Screening Tests for Small Animals. Vet Clin North Am Small Anim Pract. 2014 Sep; 44(5):871-81.

Back AR, Schleis SE, Smirkovski OA, Smith AN, Lee JI, Phillips J. Mechlorethamine, vincristine, melphalan, and prednisone (MOMP) for the treatment of relapsed lymphoma in dogs. Vet Comp Oncol. 2013 Aug 5. doi: 10.1111/vco.12055. [epub ahead of print].

Taintor J, Schleis S. Equine Lymphoma. Equine Veterinary Education. 2011 Apr; 23(4):205-213.

Schleis S,Rizzo S, Phillips J, LeBlanc A. Asparaginase Associated Pancreatitis in a Dog. Can Vet J. 2011 Sep; 52(9): 1009-12.

Schleis SE, LeBlanc AK, Neilsen NR, LeBlanc CJ. Flow cytometric evaluation of multidrug resistance proteins on grossly normal canine nodal lympocye membranes. Am J Vet Res 2008 Oct; 69 (10):1310-5