Honoree

Robert A. Munsick

AWARDS

Herman Frederic Lieber Award (1982)
Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
School of Medicine

BIOGRAPHY

Class of 1954. Robert A. Munsick, professor emeritus of obstetrics and gynecology at Indiana University, died peacefully in his sleep Nov. 7, 1999. Following medical school, Dr. Munsick earned a Ph.D. in pharmacology from Columbia. He served as a captain in the U.S. Army in Germany from 1955-57. After serving on the OB/GYN faculty at the University of Colorado in Denver, Dr. Munsick went on to establish a new department in his field at the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque in 1965. At the time he was the youngest professor and chairman at any medical school in the United States. He leaves behind his wife, Nancy, three sons, eight grandchildren, and two brothers.