American Specialist in Small Animal Veterinary Internal Medicine
Dr. Ellen Behrend received her VMD from the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine in 1988, followed by a one-year internship in Small Animal Medicine and Surgery at Michigan State University and then two years in private practice. Dr. Behrend finished both a residency in Small Animal Internal Medicine and a Master’s Degree at Colorado State University in 1994, and she completed a fellowship in Endocrinology in 1998 and a Ph.D. in 2001 from Auburn University. Dr. Behrend has served as a consultant for the Auburn University Endocrine Diagnostic Service since 1994 and VIN since 1998. She is currently the Joezy Griffin Professor in the Department of Clinical Sciences and an Auburn University Alumni Professor. She has authored or co-authored approximately 70 abstracts, 65 journal articles and 35 book chapters as well as serving as section editor for five textbook editions. Dr. Behrend is board-certified by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (Small Animal Internal Medicine) and is a member of the College’s Board of Regents.