Our Wellness Advisors

Our founding Advisory Board is composed of thought-leading physicians in orthopedics and psychiatry. However, our board of advisors will soon expand to include experts in allied sectors of the healthcare industry.


Stephen B. Gunther, M.D.

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Sentara Martha Jefferson Orthopedics
Medical Director, SMJH Sports Medicine Services
Charlottesville, Virginia


Medical School: Dartmouth Medical School
Residency: George Washington University Hospital
Shoulder Fellowship: Prince of Wales Hospital, Sydney
Sports Medicine Fellowship: Lake Tahoe Sports Medicine Institute

Professional Achievements
  • Former faculty at UCSF/Stanford Healthcare
  • UCSF Teaching Scholar
  • AAOS Council on Advocacy - Chair
  • Member: American Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • Member: Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • Previous Consultant for US Olympic Committee
  • Previous Head Team Physician for US Canoe & Kayak Team
  • AAOS, AANA Committee involvement
  • Multiple scientific journal and book publications
  • Multiple scientific national & international podium presentations


David Halsey, MD

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Martha's Vineyard Orthopaedics
University of Vermont
Professor of Orthopaedics
Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation


Medical School: UMDNJ - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Camden, NJ (1985)
Residency: Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1986-1990)
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery: Montreal Childrens Hospital (1988)
Surgical Internship: Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington, VT (1985-1986)

Professional Achievements
  • AAOS Second Vice President
  • AAOS Board of Directors
  • AAOS Council on Advocacy - Chair
  • AAOS Board of Councilors - Chair
  • AAOS Council on Education
  • AAOS Comm of Health Care Financing
  • Vermont State Medical Society - Orthopaedic Councilor
  • Vermont State Orthopaedic Society - Executive Committee


Gail H. Manos, MD

Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association
US Navy Specialty Leader for Psychiatry
Asst. Professor, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
Asst. Professor, Eastern Virginia Medical School
NMCP Portsmouth, VA Psychiatry Residency Training Director (July 2001-Dec 2012)


Medical School:Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS)
Residency: NMCP Portsmouth, VA (1994)

Professional Achievements
  • Chief of Staff, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) examining team
  • Member of the editorial board of Primary Psychiatry Magazine
  • Published over 12 peer-reviewed journal articles/book chapters and serves as an ad-hoc reviewer for several medical journals
  • The only Navy member of the ABPN examination writing committee
  • American College of Graduate Medical Education’s Parker Palmer Courage to Teach Award (2009)
  • Admiral James Sears Award for Excellence in Navy Psychiatry (2009)
  • Military Health System DoD Senior Female Physician of the Year (2015)

Dr. Gunther

Dr. Halsey