January 2017

USOC names Paralympian to board

Cheri Blauwet, MD. (Photo courtesy of the USOC.)

The Colorado Springs, CO-based United States Olympic Committee (USOC) on January 3 announced its addition of Cheri Blauwet, MD, as an independent member of its board of directors.

She chairs the International Paralympic Committee Medical Committee, serves as a member of the International Olympic Committee Medical and Scientific Expert Group, and until September 2016, served as treasurer on the US Anti-Doping Agency board of directors.

Blauwet is a three-time track and field Paralympian who sustained a spinal cord injury in a farm accident when she was 18 months old.

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