Amber Hampton, MS, DVM
First-year Equine Theriogenology Resident
Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences
Following her current deployment, Dr. Amber Hampton will begin a two-year residency program in equine theriogenology in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (VLCS) at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS).
She received her DVM from Texas A&M University in 2005. Following graduation, she practiced in equine ambulatory and companion animal practices. She joined the U.S. Army Reserve in 2011 and was commissioned as a captain in the veterinary corps, serving as a field service and preventive medicine veterinarian in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Qatar. While she has had a variety of veterinary experiences around the world, her passion remains in equine reproduction and sports medicine.
Dr. Hampton is completing her fourth deployment, serving as commander of the 169th Medical Detachment (Veterinary Services), responsible for providing all preventive and emergency veterinary care to U.S. military working dogs across the Middle East. Her tasks also include leading the effort to ensure the safety of food served to all U.S. military personnel throughout the region and supporting the Kuwaiti Military as a consultant to their Equestrian Team and Veterinary Hospital.