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Jim Miller M.D. Receives International Swimming Appointment
Dr. Jim Miller, the founder of Family Practice Specialists of Richmond, PC, has been named to the Sports Medicine Committee for FINA, the federation that governs aquatic sports worldwide, including at the Olympics. FINA, or Federation Internationale de Natation, is the international governing body for swimming, open water swimming, synchronized swimming, water polo, diving and masters aquatics. Miller was named at the 2009 FINA World Championships in Rome.
The appointment makes Miller one of eight physicians worldwide on the Sports Medicine Committee. He is the lone representative from the United States and the first American on the committee in a decade. He has a four-year appointment, which runs through the London Olympics in 2012.
Miller’s selection for the post continues his long-time involvement with swimming. He is one of the National Team physicians for USA Swimming and is the former President of United States Masters Swimming. He has traveled to competitions internationally, both with USA Swimming, and as a doping control delegate for FINA. Locally, Miller not only treats swimmers in his medical practice, where he specializes in Family Practice and Sports Medicine, he also coaches Masters swimming and is a competitive Masters swimmer himself.
Midlothian doctor serving aquatic Olympic athletes in London
“Dr. Jim Miller, who founded Family Practice Specialists in 1994, is one of eight physicians on the Federation Internationale de Nacion Sports Medicine Committee, which provides medical services for the aquatic Olympic teams…”
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