Kerr Whitfield

Dr. G. Kerr Whitfield

Adjunct Teacher - MYHS

Dr. G. Kerr Whitfield teaches MYHS science at Desert Garden. He retired in 2018 from the University of Arizona College of Medicine—Phoenix where he taught biochemistry and metabolism. Kerr received his Bachelor’s degree in German language and literature from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill and his doctorate in biochemistry from N.C. State University in Raleigh. After postdoctoral studies at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City, he became a member of the research faculty at the University of Arizona biochemistry department in Tucson in 1988 before transitioning to the new College of Medicine-Phoenix beginning in 2006. He is very grateful for the opportunity to continue his passion for science teaching at DGM!