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Commissions

The NADA Commissions are honorary bodies of proven experts in an advisory position. As a rule, the commissions meet once or twice a year and encourage action, and give recommendations in the areas of law, testing, medicine and prevention. Commission members are not involved in operational business and have no decision-making authority. On this page you will find an overview of the composition of the commissions.

NADA Germany's legal department is supported in an advisory capacity by the honorary Legal Commission. Commission members are not involved in the operational business and have no decision-making authority. The Commission is composed of experts from science, politics and teaching, the state jurisdiction and the sports federations. The following experts were appointed as members of the Legal Commission:

Head

  • Prof. Dr. Martin Nolte (German Sport University Cologne)

Members

  • Prof. Dr. Jens Adolphsen (Justus-Liebig-University Giessen, Department of Law)
  • Christina Gassner (German Sports Youth, Managing Director)
  • Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haas (University of Zurich, Chair of Civil Procedure and Private Law)
        • Dr. Holger Niese (German Olympic Sports Confederation, Legal Counsel)
            • Dr. Stefan Schmidt (Legal Advisor of the German Football Federation)
            • Dr. Carolin Spindler (Lawyer / Deutsche Telekom AG; Group Headquarter Services, Legal Affairs, Legal Affairs Competition and Copyright Law, Sponsoring)
            • Dr. Fanz Steinle (President of the German Ski Federation)
            • Prof Dr. med. Dr. iur. Heiko Striegel (University Hospital Tübingen, Deputy Medical Director Sports Medicine)
            • NADA Dr. Lars Mortsiefer (NADA Board Member and Head of Legal Department)

            NADA Germany's Anti-Doping Testing Programme is supported by the voluntary Doping Control Commission in an advisory capacity. Commission members are not involved in the operational business and have no decision-making authority. The Commission is composed of proven experts in (analytical) science and teaching as well as international sports associations. The following experts were appointed as members of the Doping Control Commission:

            Head

            • Dr. Detlef Thieme (Director, Institute for Doping Analysis and Sports Biochemistry Dresden, IDAS)

            Members

            • Dr. Martin Bidlingmaier (Head of Endocrinology Laboratory, University Hospital Munich, LMU)
              • Dr. Hans Geyer (Head of Laboratory, Institute of Biochemistry, German Sport University Cologne)
              • Joachim Grosse (Head of Laboratory, Institute for Doping Analysis and Sports Biochemistry Dresden, IDAS)
              • Sarah Fussek (Anti-Doping Manager, Coordinator Fédération Internationale de Ski Anti-Doping, FIS)
              • Prof. Dr. med. Wolfgang Jelkmann (Director, Institute of Physiology, University of Lübeck)
                • Claudia Knack (former athelete Modern Pentathlon, Biotechnology Engineer)
                • NADA Stefan Trinks (Head of Department Anti-Doping Testing Programme)

                NADA Germany's Medicine Department is supported in an advisory capacity by the honorary Medical Commission. The commission is composed of experts from science and medicine.  The following experts were appointed as members of the Medical Commission:

                Head

                • Dr. med. Sebastian Thormann (Orthopaedics and Trauma Surgery, Sports Medicine, Medicum Wesemlin Lucerne, World Rowing Champion, Olympic athlete)

                Members

                • Dr. med. Bernd Dörr (General practitioner, former federation doctor of the of the German Weightlifting Federation)
                • Prof. Dr. med. Bettina Gohlke (Paediatric Endocrinology/Diabetology; University Children's Hospital Bonn)
                • Dr. med. Marianne Korfmann (Centre for Pain Therapy and Anaesthesia at Butzbach Castle, member of the Anti-Doping Commission of the German Disabled Sports Association)
                • Prof. Dr. Wilhelm Schänzer (Institute for Biochemistry Cologne)
                • Prof. Dr. med. Holger Schmitt  (ATOS Clinic Heidelberg)
                • Dr. rer. nat. Detlef Thieme (Institute for Doping Analysis and Sports Biochemistry Dresden)
                • Prof. Dr. med. Axel Urhausen (President of the Med.  Commiss. of the Luxembourg Olympic Sports Committee; former doctor for the German Rowing Federation)
                • Dr. med. Wilfried Wolfgarten (Radiologist, 6-time World Championship participant in fencing)
                • NADA Dr. rer. nat. Anja Scheiff (Head of Medicine Department)

                NADA Germany's Prevention Department is supported in an advisory capacity by the voluntary Prevention Commission. Commission members are not involved in the operational business and have no decision-making authority. The commission is composed of experts from science, politics and teaching. The following experts were appointed as members of the Commission on Prevention:

                Head

                • Prof. Dr. Lutz Nordmann (Trainer Academy of the DOSB)

                Members

                • Thomas Behr (Managing Director Competitive Sports/Staff Development LSV Schleswig-Holstein)
                • Peter Lautenbach (German Sports Youth in the DOSB)
                • Henning Schreiber (Ministry for Family, Children, Youth, Culture and Sport of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia)
                • Dr. Marc Wonneberger (Federal Institute for Sports Science)
                • N.N. (Athletes' Commission at the DOSB)
                • NADA Dr. Andrea Gotzmann (Chairwoman of the NADA Executive Board and acting Head of the Prevention Department)