Distinguished Alumni

Sue Ann Hubbard

Sue Ann Hubbard

Department of Poultry Science

Mount Olive, Mississippi resident, Dr. Sue Ann Hubbard, currently serves as a senior account manager and technical service veterinarian for Merck Animal Health's poultry unit. She is also a member of Merck's global team.

Hubbard received a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Science in Poultry Science in 1990 and 1993, respectively. She earned a Master of Science in Avian Medicine and a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine concurrently in the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1997.

Hubbard worked for MSU College of Veterinary Medicine for 18 years. Her career has consisted of working closely with various commercial poultry companies in the areas of hatcheries, broiler and breeder production and processing. She began working with Merck Animal Health as a private consultant in 2007. In 2014, she left MSU as a full clinical professor to work full-time for Merck Animal Health. Hubbard has published in many scientific journals and lectured and presented at many universities and at statewide, national, and international meetings. She is an active member in several organizations including the Farm Bureau Federation where she serves on her county board of directors and on the American Farm Bureau Issue Advisory Animal Welfare Committee. She is also the president of the MSU Simpson County Alumni Association.

Hubbard remembers her time at MSU as a former resident assistant and athletic tutor fondly. She especially treasured the one-on-one interactions she had with many of her professors which she tried to recreate working with students during her time on faculty. Hubbard is married to a long-time farmer, Lyle Hubbard. They have two children.