Dr. Larry Bowers
Bowers serves as a consultant with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration Medical Devices Advisory Committee and was deputy director of the Athletic Drug Testing Laboratory for the 1996 Olympic Games. He has published more than 100 papers on drug testing and chemistry and is frequently invited to present at conferences and scientific meetings.
Prior to his appointment with USADA, Bowers spent eight years as the Director of Athletic Drug Testing and Toxicology Laboratory at Indiana University. He was also a professor of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine as well as in the Department of Chemistry at the Purdue University School of Science. Previously, he was a professor at the University of Minnesota.
Bowers earned a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Franklin & Marshall College and completed his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Georgia.