Research Scientist in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington
Not Clearly Pro or Con to the question "Should Performance Enhancing Drugs (Such as Steroids) Be Accepted in Sports?"
"A substantial body of research has shown that blood doping does in fact improve endurance performance...[But] it has some serious drawbacks. It can be life-threatening if performed without appropriate medical supervision; it is generally considered to be a form of cheating; and it is forbidden by many athletics governing bodies."
"Living High and Training Low," Northwest Runner, Sep. 2000
Experts 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:
Research Scientist, Department of Medicine, University of Washington, 2007-present
Research Scientist, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington, 2003-2007
Visiting Lecturer, Introduction to Biology, University of Washington, 2003-2006
Instructor, GEAR UP program, University of Washington, 2004-2005
Visiting Assistant Professor, Biology, University of Puget Sound, 2002-2003
National Science Foundation predoctoral fellowship, 1996-1999
PhD, Physiology and Biophysics, University of Washington, 2002