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George Hunter Pettit, American lab administrator, researcher.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Religion

Regular ceremonies enable people to open themselves to God more fully. They help people to hear God's offer and challenge ever more deeply, and to allow God to prompt and enable them to respond.

Politics

Every Church statement in social or economic field should be seriously considered and demonstrate a competence in political sphere.

Views

Church decisions should be made as openly as possible, giving opportunities for all to contribute. It is important for all views to be heard and taken seriously, especially where Christians disagree.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Raising children, travel.

Connections

Married Michelle Zumwalt, August 9, 1986. Children: Valerie Zumwalt, Rowland West.