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Faculty of Medical Sciences

Dr. Adrian Lorde

Dr. Adrian Lorde

Associate Lecturer, Family Medicine

Family Physician, Sports Physician, O.B.E

Clinical Sciences


  • Clinical Medical Officer – Ministry of Health Barbados 1988-1991
  • Family physician in private practice since 1988
  • Associate Lecturer Family Medicine UWI Cave Hill
  • Medical Officer – Barbados Defence Force 1990 – 2020
  • Medical Coordinator – Barbados Defence Force
  • Chief Medical Officer Sagicor Life Inc – 2009-2024
  • Co-supervisor Advisory Committee for Doctoral Students Department of Cultural Studies UWI, Cave Hill
  • Member of the Therapeutic Use Exemption Committee of the International Testing Agency
  • Chairman of the Health and Wellness Commission of the Anglican Diocese of Barbados
  • Medical Editor, Better Health Magazine, Nation Publishing Co. Ltd. since 1998 – 2017
  • Medical and Doping Control Delegate for IAAF, NACAC at Regional and International Athletic Events
  • Barbados team physician at Carifta, CAC, Commonwealth, Pan Am and Olympic Games


  • B. Sc. UWI – Cave Hill 1977
  • M.B.B.S. UWI – Mona 1982
  • M. Sc. UWI – Cave Hill 1978

Research Areas

  • Exercise Induced Asthma
  • Drug Use in Sports
  • Effect of COVID-19 in Athletic Performance
  • COVID-19 in the Community
  • Insurance Medicine

Teaching Areas

Family Medicine and Sports Medicine. Students rotate once weekly for practical teaching in my private medical consultation office during their fourth year Community Medicine clerkship. Experience primary care medicine. Examination techniques, history taking and discussion on various cases. Some students do electives in Family Medicine in their fifth year.

Additional Info

Chairman, National Anti-Doping Commission - Barbados
Vice Chairman, Caribbean Regional Anti-Doping Commission, Conducting and supervising doping controls locally, regionally and internationally. Presentations made to conferences and meetings.
Founder, Barbados Sports Medicine Association, presentations made at Sports Medicine Conferences and Symposiums locally regionally and internationally.


Family Physician
Doping Controls
Sports Physician
Insurance Medicine

Faculty of Medical Sciences
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