2014 FEATURED SPEAKERS
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2013 FEATURED SPEAKERS
Dr. Alan Farrell
Head of Medicine, Team Sky Pro Cycling
"Dr. Farrell worked in both anesthesia and general practice before completing a post graduate education in sports medicine. With a background in both athletics and football, he joined Team Sky at the beginning of the 2012 season and is now Head of Medicine at Team Sky Professional Cycling team. In the last two years, the team has enjoyed unprecedented success in becoming the UCI number one ranked world tour team including overall victory at the 2012 and 2013 editions of the Tour de France as well as numerous stage race victories. Dr. Farrell is a keen cyclist and endurance enthusiast and lives in Co. Kildare, Ireland."
Timothy Berger, MD
"Dr. Berger is currently a Professor of Clinical Dermatology at UCSF as well as the Executive Vice-Chair, Chief of Clinics, the Endowed Chair in Dermatology Medical Student Education, former Residency Program Director (1995-2007) and former Associate Residency Program Director (2007-2011). He has been with UCSF since 1984 and has received numerous teaching awards. In 2011, he received an American Academy of Dermatology Presidential Citation."
Gloria Cohen, MD
"Gloria Cohen, MD, FACSM, Dip Sport Med (CASEM) is the former Team Physician for the Canadian National and Olympic Cycling Teams. She is affiliated with Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery Specialists in Greenwich, CT and is a Primary Care Sports Medicine Team Physician at Columbia University."
Matthew Fedoruk, PHD
"Dr. Matthew Fedoruk recently joined USADA as Science Director, and is responsible for providing scientific expertise to drive USADA’s science, testing, results management and supplement areas. He holds a Ph.D. in Pathology and Laboratory Medicine from the University of British Columbia, and has worked previously with the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games and CCES, Canada’s anti-doping agency."
Happy Freedman is a bike fitter and cycling coach with over 30 years experience, including the Columbia University D1 Cycling Team. For over 10 years, Mr. Freedman has been on staff at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, currently in the Department of Rehabilitation’s Prosthetics and Orthotics Lab, where he works in close cooperation with physical therapists and investigators in the motion lab. This is his fourth year of teaching at MOCC.
Claudette Lajam, MD
"Claudette Lajam M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City and a volunteer physician with the New York Cycle Club. Dr. Lajam was part of the CURE Medical Relief team for the Haitian earthquake in 2010. This past March, she organized the NYU Maximizing Cycling Performance Symposium to help boost health education of NY cyclists."
Claudette Lajam, MD
"Claudette Lajam M.D. is an Assistant Professor of Orthopedics at New York University Hospital for Joint Diseases in New York City and a volunteer physician with the New York Cycle Club. Dr. Lajam was part of the CURE Medical Relief team for the Haitian earthquake in 2010. This past March, she organized the NYU Maximizing Cycling Performance Symposium to help boost health education of NY cyclsts."
Sonny Gill, MD
"Sonny Gill M.D. is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the Department of Bioengineering at Clemson University and an orthopaedic spine surgeon with a special interest in cyclists with spine injuries. He has also worked extensively with US Ski & Snowboard as a team physician. Dr. Gill will be discussing causes of back and neck pain in professional and recreational cyclists."
JASON BRAYLEY, MD
"Jason Brayley M.D. is a Sports Medicine physician at MultiCare Orthopedics & Sports Medicine in Washington state and team physician for Kenda Pro Cycling presented by GearGrinder. Dr. Brayley has a special interest in concussion evaluation and post-concussion care."
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