ROBERT K. MCAFEE, PHD
Department of Bio-Medical Sciences - PCOM Georgia
Associate Professor of Anatomy
Dr. McAfee grew up and attended college in Ohio before moving westward for graduate
school, where he specialized in the evolution and functional morphology of fossil
sloths. Afterwards he taught at schools in Nebraska and Missouri before moving back
to Ohio for five years. He now applies his diverse anatomy skills at PCOM Georgia
while continuing his research, which has expanded with collaborations that include
field work in the Dominican Republic and locally with cave sites in Georgia and Alabama.
The other side of this work involves geomorphometrics using 3D surface scans to explore
the changes and variations in sloth anatomy and morphology.
- PhD - Northern Illinois University 2007
- BS - Bowling Green State University 2000
- Structures and Principles of Osteopathic Medicine
- American Society of Mammalogists
- Society of Vertebrate Paleontology