Stacey A. Sullivan, DVM, ACVIM (Neurology)

Professor of Practice, Neurology & Neurosurgery

Stacey A. Sullivan Photo

Department of Clinical Sciences

Auburn University
College of Veterinary Medicine
1130 Wire Road
Auburn, AL 36849



BA English Literature, University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
DVM, North Carolina State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Small Animal Rotating Internship Certificate, Auburn University College of Veterinary Medicine
Residency Certificate in Neurology and Neurosurgery, University of Georgia College of Veterinary Medicine
Diplomate American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Neurology)



Dr. Sullivan is a native of New York who completed her secondary education and training in the southeastern US.  Her early career as a veterinary neurologist was spent in private neurology practice in New England and then on the Neurology/Neurosurgery faculty at NC State University College of Veterinary Medicine.   Mid career, Dr. Sullivan moved to Los Angeles, where she spent 17 years establishing and growing the neurology department at a big urban referral hospital, along with associated training programs in neurology for veterinary students and graduate veterinarians.   Dr. Sullivan joined the Auburn College of Veterinary Medicine faculty in Dec 2023.  Outside of work, Dr. Sullivan is an avid dachshund lover and breeder, who breeds dachshunds primarily for hunting performance and competes on the national stage in dachshund field trials.

Research Interests

  • The genetics of canine behavior (especially hunting behavior), olfaction, the neurophysiology of training.
  • Dachshund spinal health.
  • Epilepsy and novel methods of monitoring response to anti-seizure medications.