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Chief Science Officer of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA)
Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
"We are making a difference in the war against these drugs, but this battle goes beyond just testing. A cultural change is beginning and we need it to continue for sport to clean itself up... Everyone can have a role in improving the situation, either as a fan or as a competitor. Sport is a microcosm of life. We can all set good examples in our lives by not cheating, avoiding shortcuts and doing ethical things."
"Defeating Performance-Enhancing Drugs Must Go Beyond Testing," American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) Press Release, July 17, 2007
Experts Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or other relevant advanced degrees, heads of professional sports leagues, and US Congress members with significant involvement in, or related to, performance enhancing drugs and sports. [Note: Experts definition varies by site.]
Involvement and Affiliations:
Chief Science Officer and Senior Managing Director of Technical and Information Resources, USADA, 2000-present
Chairman, Partnership for Clean Competition Scientific Advisory Board
Consultant, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Medical Devices Advisory Committee
Director, Salt Lake City Winter Olympic Games drug testing laboratory, 2002
Director, Athletic Drug Testing and Toxicology Laboratory, Indiana University, 1992-2000
Professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Indiana University Medical School, 1992-2000
Deputy Director, Athletic Drug Testing Laboratory, 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta, Georgia
Recipient, Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Chemistry in a Selected Area of Research, American Association for Clinical Chemistry, 1990
Professor, Department of Chemistry, Purdue University School of Science
Recipient, L.S. Palmer Award for Outstanding Contributions to Chromatography, 1985
Professor, Clinical Chemistry and Medical Technology Divisions, Department of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology, University of Minnesota, 1978
Postdoctoral fellow, Department of Clinical Pathology, University of Oregon Health Sciences Center, 1975-1977
PhD, Chemistry, University of Georgia, 1975
AB, Chemistry, Franklin and Marshall College, 1972
"The Analytical Chemistry of Drug Monitoring in Athletes," Annual Review of Analytical Chemistry, July 2009
"Abuse of Performance-Enhancing Drugs in Sport," Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Feb. 2002
"Athletic Drug Testing," Clinics in Sports Medicine, Apr. 1, 1998
"Analytical Advances in Detection of Performance Enhancing Compounds," Clinical Chemistry, 1997
Selected to testify about the physical effects of steroids at Barry Bonds' criminal trial for the charges of perjury and obstruction of justice, for allegedly lying to federal prosecutors about not using steroids