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.
Dr. Fedoruk will talk about how substances are added or removed from the prohibited list, the annual consultation process, and prosthetics and devices. Decisions regarding the use of prosthetics, devices and technology in sport are typically left to the international federation. Dr. Fedoruk will discuss these decisions and their relationship to the anti-doping world.