Davey Griffin, Ph.D.
Professor & Extension Meat Specialist
Room 348 Kleberg
Dr. Davey Griffin is a professor, Extension meat specialist, and a member of the meat science section in the Department of Animal Science. After receiving his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Texas A&M University, he accepted employment with Oscar Mayer Foods Corp. in Madison, Wis. In this position he conducted special projects for the quality assurance division and as a sales and marketing specialist in Montgomery, Ala. Griffin returned to Texas A&M University to complete his doctorate, and coached the TAMU Meat Judging Teams in 1983, 1984 and 1986.
Griffin serves as a liason between industry, commodity groups, medical and dietary professionals and Extension personnel to provide research information and technology. His key program and interest areas include cutability and composition of carcasses associated with value-based marketing, current consumer issues concerning meat and meat products, youth development and cooperative research projects.
Professional memberships include the American Meat Science Association, the American Society of Animal Science and Phi Tau Sigma. In 2003, Griffin was elected to the board of directors for the American Meat Science Association. He also received the 2003 Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for his contributions as part of the Extension Beef 101 Team.