Mary E. Maniscalco-Theberge, MD, FACS was appointed to the Board of Visitors on July 1, 2013. She currently serves as a member of the Academic & Research Advancement and Institutional Advancement Committees.
Dr. Maniscalco-Theberge is currently the Deputy Medical Inspector for Professional Services in the Office of the Medical Inspector at the Veterans Health Administration Central Office in Washington DC. She retired from the U.S. Army in 2006, where she spent 16 years of her Army career at Walter Reed Army Medical Center, (WRAMC), on the teaching faculty of the General Surgery and Critical Care Medicine Services. From 2001-2006, she was Chief, Department of Surgery (DOS) at WRAMC and Vice-Chair of the Department of Surgery Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. The WRAMC DOS had 13 divisions and 13 training programs. Under her leadership the DOS expanded operative services 25% and oversaw the treatment of over 1000 men and women wounded in combat in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Dr. Maniscalco-Theberge is a 1978 graduate of Old Dominion University, with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, and a 1981 graduate of Eastern Virginia Medical School. She trained in General Surgery at Eisenhower Army Medical Center in Augusta Georgia, and Trauma and Critical Care Medicine at the Washington Hospital Center and WRAMC in Washington DC. She is active in many regional and national surgical associations. She is currently the immediate President of the Association of Women Surgeons' Metropolitan Washington DC Chapter and past President of the Metropolitan Washington DC Chapter of the American College of Surgeons (ACS). She is a surgical educator with the ACS and has chaired and taught their "Surgeons as Educators: Principals and Practice" course for over 16 years at the ACS Clinical Congress.
Dr. Maniscalco-Theberge is a native of Norfolk Virginia and currently lives in Reston, Virginia with her husband Dr. Daniel Theberge, an oral surgeon. She has two children, Matthew and Danielle.