Dr. Munter has been a resident of the Tidewater area for over 25 years. A retired Navy Captain, he received a Bachelor’s of Science degree from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, NY then was awarded his MD degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. He subsequently earned an MBA from the College of William and Mary.
He served in a wide variety of assignments in the Navy with a distinguished career including as the head of Emergency Medicine for the entire Navy, the Director of Medical Services at the Naval Medical Center in Portsmouth, and the head of all intern training for the Navy. He has received multiple military and civilian awards including the Meritorious Service Medal (2 awards), the Defense Superior Service Medal, and the American College of Emergency Medicine National Faculty Teaching Award. He has published numerous textbook chapters in Emergency Medicine, and is still active with the National Board of Medical Examiners, which administers the national licensing exam for US physicians.
Since his retirement, he has worked as a clinician in Emergency Medicine, still teaching and writing. He has seen the growing epidemic of opiate addiction and the toll it has taken on so many people in his work in the Emergency Department, including several tragedies, and this has led him to work at Right Path helping patients recover from their addiction.
He has been married for 34 years and has 3 grown daughters, and enjoys college sports, family time and is an avid reader.