Advisory Board

Robert S. Bray, Jr., MD
Neurospinal Surgeon
D.I.S.C. Group

Marcel Fraix, DO
PMNR & Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
Western University of Health Sciences

Christy Malonzo, MPT, ATP
Precision Rehabilitation

Beau Nakamoto, MD
Straub Clinic & Hospital

James Pearce, MD
Straub Clinic & Hospital

Gurinder Shahi, MBBS, PhD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer
Rhapsody Healthcare

Robert Speers, PhD
Retired Neuropsychologist
Surfer’s Medical Association

Ann T. Vasile, MD
Spinal Cord Medicine & PMNR
Rehabilitation Associates

The mission of SMF is to increase the awareness of surfer’s myelopathy in order to provide support and to promote injury prevention, research, and treatment.