Sarah N. Sampson DVM, PhD, DACVS-LA, DACVSMR-Equine, CERP

Texas A&M University

Dr. Sampson completed her Bachelor of Science and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degrees at Washington State University (WSU 1999). She then worked at a progressive equine practice near Seattle, WA for 4 years before returning to WSU to complete a Large Animal Surgery (ACVS) residency program and Doctor of Philosophy degree (PhD) in magnetic resonance imaging of the equine distal limb. In 2014, Dr. Sampson became board certified in the American College of Veterinary Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation (ACVSMR), and in 2019 she became Certified in Equine Rehabilitation Practice through the University of Tennessee. Since finishing her surgery residency in 2007, she has practiced as an equine surgeon and sports medicine clinician at Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine and in private practice in California and Texas. Her research has been primarily in the area of the equine foot and magnetic resonance imaging of the equine distal limb. Since 2016 she has worked on the equine sports medicine & imaging service at Texas A&M University where she focuses on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of musculoskeletal injuries, often including high field MRI evaluation.

Dr. Sampson has remained active in the ACVS previously as a member of the Resident Credentialing Committee and currently as a member of the Fellowship Committee, and in ACVSMR as a member of the Examination Committee. She is also the facilitator of the AAEP SREC for Student Programs and a member of the AAEP SREC Imaging Group. She has authored multiple journal articles, proceedings, and book chapters over the last 20 years, mostly focusing on performance horse lameness and equine magnetic resonance imaging.