Dr Hampson is a specialist veterinary ophthalmologist who enjoys teaching undergraduate students and practitioners about diseases of the eye. She was awarded her BVSc in 1981 and PhD in toxicology in 1989, and her Membership (Medicine of Dogs) in 1998 and Fellowship (Veterinary Ophthalmology) in 2004. She has worked in mixed and small animal practices, university clinics, specialist hospitals, as well as a post doctorate in a vision research-based centre.
Edith is an Adjunct Associate Professor at The University of Queensland where she teaches ophthalmology to fourth year veterinary students and third year veterinary technician students. She provides continuing education for general practitioners and an ophthalmology service for clinical research.