Amy Walton

Dr. Amy Walton
Assistant Professor of Practice

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Faculty Profile


Dr. Amy Walton is an assistant professor of practice in University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Professional Program in Veterinary Medicine. She started her professional career as mixed animal practitioner working in Texas. Her primary focus was equine and small animal medicine. She then relocated to Lincoln, NE and continued her career in private practice. Her skills in surgery, ultrasound, companion and exotic animal medicine bring a variety of experiences and expertise to the program curriculum. Dr. Walton is a co-instructor for Surgery and Foundations courses. She is also the course coordinators and instructors for Animal Welfare, Basics of Ultrasound, Applied Clinical Skills, Veterinary Practice Orientation, and Introduction to Zoological Medicine.

In 2019, Dr. Walton established and currently manages the PPVM’s clinical skills laboratory. This laboratory functions as working classroom where students can utilize models and simulators to develop and refine techniques utilized for veterinarians. Simulators include but are not limited to intravenous catheter placement, equine colic, bovine dystocia, suturing, and laboratory diagnostics.


  • D.V.M., Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine, 2010
  • B.S. in Animal Sciences and Industry, Pre-vet Option, Kansas State University, Manhattan KS, 2006
  • A.S., Allen County Community College, Iola KS, 2004



  • Companion Animal Fear Free Certification
  • Avian Fear Free Certification
  • Equine Fear Free Certification
  • Beef Quality Assurance Certification
  • UNL R.E.A.C.H. Suicide Prevention Certification
  • Institute for Healthcare Communication Training for Veterinary Faculty
  • UNL Summer Institute for Online Teaching Certification
  • Category 2 National Veterinary Accreditation
  • Nebraska Veterinary Medical License
  • Kansas Veterinary Medical License


1880 N 42nd St
East Campus Loop and Fair Street
Lincoln, NE 68583-0905


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Professional Interests

  • American Veterinary Medical Association
  • Association of Reptile and Amphibian Veterinarians