Bios

Dr. Steven A.R. Murphy

Dr. Steven A.R. Murphy, MD is the Managing Partner and President of the Diagnostic & Medical Specialists of Greenwich serving locations in New York, NY, and Greenwich, CT.

Dr. Murphy is a Yale trained, Board Certified Internist and bariatrician as well as an Assistant Professor in the Departments of Medicine, Cell Biology & Anatomy at the New York Medical College.   He sits on the research informed cohort oversight board of Cornell’s Personalized Medicine Collaborative and Pharmacogenomics Advisory Group.

Dr. Murphy completed his internship in Medical Genetics and Pediatrics at The Mount Sinai Hospital. He served as the Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at Greenwich Hospital/Yale School of Medicine. Finally he served as the Clinical Fellow in Medical Genetics at Yale School of Medicine, leaving early to start his Personalized Primary Care and Weight Loss medicine practices.

Dr. Murphy is an avid researcher in human genetics, well versed in anti-aging medicine, obesity, metabolism, and hormone optimization, has partnered with the Greenwich DX Sports Labs and serves as our Medical Director.

Ali Gilbert, CSCS*D and CGFP-3

Ali Gilbert comes to Greenwich DX Sports Labs after serving 7 years as Director of Golf Performance at Elite Health Services in Greenwich, CT.  With her unique, multi-faceted approach to performance training, she is able to combine all relevant physical and technical details into one thorough, scientific approach towards performance-based strength and conditioning.  As a former collegiate soccer standout, Ali has been committed to achieving excellence in the field of performance training for over a decade.  She has become highly sought after for her industry-leading physical assessments, comprehensive technical evaluations and cutting-edge golf-specific fitness programs. She has presented on Golf Fitness & Performance Training for the National Strength and Conditioning Association, the Metropolitan PGA, K-motion Interactive, and various golf clubs around the country. Ali’s clientele includes PGA Tour players, celebrities, politicians, teaching professionals as well as recreational and competitive amateurs of all levels.

Ali holds a B.S. in exercise science from Springfield College, is a Titleist Performance Institute (TPI) Certified Level 3 Fitness Professional and Juniors Coach, a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the NSCA, FMS Certified Level II, Precision Nutrition coach, specializes in various manual Neuromuscular Reactivation Techniques, and is certified in Golf Biomechanics by K-Motion.  She also serves on the Sports Performance University’s Advisory Board which has been chosen by the Olympic Council of Asia to develop their instructor’s golf performance training protocols.

Ms Gilbert serves as Partner of the Greenwich DX Sports Labs and is our Director of Performance.

Michael Manavian

Commonly known as the Bodybuilding Golf Pro, has dedicated his life to improving performance in many arenas.  Through his aspirations of becoming a professional golfer, Michael has spent over a decade researching and implementing how to best develop champion athletes.  His passion quickly branched out from golf to include coaching champions in: bodybuilding, physique competitions, CrossFit, cycling, running, basketball, baseball, lacrosse, and hockey.  By combining his vast knowledge of weight training protocols with individualized nutrition regimens, he is able to elicit the desired bio-chemical response to produce champions. His clients have won: PGA Tour events, Low Club Professional honors at the PGA Championship, PGA Section events, National Championships, achieved IFBB professional status, and won many regional and local bodybuilding and figure competitions. Michael earned his B.S. in Business Administration with a concentration in Professional Golf Management from Methodist University.  He turned professional in 1997 and has been a professional golf instructor and coach since.  Michael was a nationally qualified bodybuilder in the NPC. His titles include: three class wins, two best poser awards, and a runner up in the IFBB North America Championship. Utilizing his extensive athletic background, Michael was hired as a formulation consultant to a top nutraceutical company. He assisted in the development and marketing of a nootropics supplement to be used by PGA Tour professionals and various other professional athletes, looking to legally improve their focus and cognitive skills under the new WADA rules.  In spring of 2011 he returned to Fairfield County where he began working as an assistant golf professional at the Round Hill Club, in Greenwich, CT.  Michael is an instructor in the Stack and Tilt® Network and is the author of Atomic Golf.  Michael serves as partner of the Greenwich DX Sports Labs and is our Director of Golf and Performance Nutrition.