Juan C. Samper

Juan C. Samper, DVM, MSc, PhD, Diplomate ACT
Professor, Lecturer, & Research Associate

Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences

Dr. Juan C. Samper is a professor of equine theriogenology in the Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences (VLCS) at the Texas A&M School of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (VMBS). He is a world-renowned equine theriogenologist respected by students, staff, faculty, and clients throughout the academic, equine, and veterinary industries. 

He received his DVM from the National University in his native Colombia and served in private practice before owning his own multi-veterinarian practice for more than 25 years. He received a Masters and PhD from the University of Minnesota and has served in several faculty and administrative positions at colleges of veterinary medicine in the U.S., Canada, and the Caribbean, mentoring numerous future veterinarians and graduate students.

He has published several peer-reviewed manuscripts on numerous topics related to equine reproduction and is the author of two editions of Equine Breeding Management and Artificial Insemination and a co-author of Current Therapy in Equine Reproduction. He was recently appointed as a specialty chief editor for the Animal Science – Theriogenology section of Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 

Dr. Samper’s current research focuses on implementing sexed stallion semen in the equine industry. He also serves as a clinician to client horses in the Large Animal Teaching Hospital and contributes to the success of DVM students during their equine theriogenology clinical rotation.