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George Hunter Pettit

George Hunter Pettit, American lab administrator, researcher.


  • Pettit, George Hunter was born on April 19, 1960 in Austin, Texas, United States. Son of Rowland and Flora Hunter Pettit.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biochemistry, Rice University, Houston, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in Electrical Engineering, Rice University, Houston, 1990. Doctor of Medicine, University Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, 1986.


    • Medical research officer Food and Drug Administration Center Devices & Radiological Health, Rockville, Maryland, 1990—1996. Chief scientist Alcon Orlando Technology Center, Orlando, Florida, 1996—2008. Vice president, vision science research Alcon Laboratories, Fort Worth, since 2008.


    The diversity inside the Church should be respected and supported. Open debate within the Church on certain political and social issues should be encouraged.


    Since a human being is the central factor in the plan of salvation, the Gospel must be taught, understood and accepted by him.

    Denomination: Methodist


    Every person needs the Church for spiritual and emotional care that enables to reconcile relations with God, with others, and with self.



    Raising children, travel.


    • Married Michelle Zumwalt, August 9, 1986. Children: Valerie Zumwalt, Rowland West.
    • father: Rowland Pettit
    • mother: Flora Hunter Pettit
    • spouse: Michelle Zumwalt
    • children: Valerie Zumwalt Pettit
    • Rowland West Pettit
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    Born April 19, 1960
    (age 57)