Did you watch the Winter Olympics? If so, you might be surprised to learn that the managing director of sports medicine for the U.S. Olympic Committee is a chiropractor.
Dr. Bill Moreau, DC, DACBSP, CSCS, has worked at the United States Olympic Committee since February 2009 after more than 25 years in private practice. He became the first Managing Director of Sports Medicine for the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) in February 2012. Prior to this promotion, Dr. Moreau worked at the USOC as the Director of Clinics.
Moreau develops the USOC Sports Medicine strategy and oversees all USOC sports medicine activities including clinics, games medical services and the USOC National Medical Network. Moreau and his USOC sports medicine team developed the USOC National Medical Network representing a diverse line of health care providers across the USA, including Doctors of Chiropractic, who support Olympic/Paralympic caliber athletes. Dr. Moreau served as the Chief Medical Officer for the 2015 Toronto Pan American Games, Medical Director for Team USA at the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games and Sochi Russia 2014 Olympic Winter Games where he managed the implementation of medical care to more than 500 athletes as provided by more than 100 medical providers.
Moreau has successfully presented over 600 postgraduate presentations and with a primary focus on sports medicine and musculoskeletal care throughout the United States and Internationally. He has over 30 years clinical expertise in both general practice and sports medicine. Sporting patient populations include Olympic, professional, collegiate, high school and recreational athletes. Dr. Moreau is well published with a focus on evidence based medicine, athletic injuries with an emphasis in the study of concussion in sport. He is a member of the NFL International Think Tank on Concussion.