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McCommon, George

Department: 
Veterinary Science
Location: 
O'Neal
Phone: 
478-825-6424
Email: 
mccommog@fvsu.edu
Fax: 
478-827-3023

I have 17 plus years of experience in equine, companion animal, mixed practice, emergency and corporate practice. I have 13 plus years of military experience as the Georgia Army National Guard Preventive Medicine Officer. I have been involved in managing animal disaster management and in law enforcement and animal control facilities. I have been involved in the pharmaceutical industry in research and technical services. I have been on the faculty of Fort Valley State University since 2001. I have also been the official veterinarian for several media outlets.

Faculty Bio
Education: 

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Georgia
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) University of Georgia

Publications: 

Primitive Stem Cells Residing in the Skeletal Muscle of Adult Pigs are Mobilized into the Peripheral Blood Following Trauma
Astracts presented at Keystone Conferences in Utah (2007) abd /vabciyver (2008)

Research Interests: 

Currently we have numerous projects on adult stem cells and their presence in circulating blood. We have several projects that involve the immune systems of animals. We are currtently working in the area of biotechnology and trasgenic animals. Also, past President of the Museum of Arts and Sciences, President of Historic Macon, Past Board of Goodwill Industries (Macon and the CSTA), board Member of the Georgia Transplant Foundations, and numerous other charitable organizations. Member of the State of Georgia Agriculture and Food Safety Committee and the Georgia Department of Agriculture Companion Animal Committee.

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1005 State University Drive • Fort Valley, GA 31030 • 478-827-FVSU
 

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