Last updated on: 12/29/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

Fabrizio Schifano, MD, MRCPsych Biography

Title:
Chair in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Hon Associate Dean, and Hon Consultant Psychiatrist at the University of Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School,
Position:
Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
Reasoning:

“I find the abuse of drugs/steroids in sports not acceptable.”

Email to ProCon.org, Dec. 20, 2008

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with MDs, JDs, PhDs, or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to performance enhancing drugs and sports. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to performance enhancing drugs and sports.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Chair in Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Hon Associate Dean, and Hon Consultant Psychiatrist, University of Hertfordshire Postgraduate Medical School, 2006-present
  • Secretariat of the European Collaborating Centres in Addiction Studies
  • PhD examiner, University of East London and University of London, 2004-2006
  • Former Research and Critical Skills Module leader, Dip Addictive Behaviour, St George’s, University of London, 2001-2006
  • Regularly involved in the St George’s University of London Medical School course lecturing, 2000-2006
  • Former Hon Professor of Clinical Psychopharmacology, Postgraduate School of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Padova (Italy) School of Medicine, 1988-1999
  • Recipient of numerous research grants from England’s Department of Health and the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Abuse
Education:
  • MD, school unknown
  • MRCPsych, Royal College of Psychiatrists
Other:
  • None Found
Quoted in:
  1. Should Stimulants Use Be Accepted in Sports?