Stuart Munro, M.D., named 2011 Pierson Teaching Award recipient

Dean Betty Drees, M.D., recognized Stuart Munro, M.D., chair of the Department of Psychiatry, and medical director and associate dean of the Center for Behavioral Medicine, as the 2011 Elmer F. Pierson Good Teaching Award recipient for the School of Medicine at the annual School of Medicine Faculty Dinner on Jan. 18 at the Westin Crown Center. Munro will officially receive the award at the UMKC Faculty and Staff Award Ceremony on March 12 at the Student Union.

The Pierson Award is given annually to outstanding teachers in the Bloch School and schools of Dentistry, Law and Medicine. The School of Medicine’s criteria requires clinical department chairs to submit a nominee to the Dean’s Coordinating Committee, based upon student evaluations.

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