Associate Professor Shari Munch, Ph.D., LCSW of New Brunswick, NJ,has been awarded the National Association of Perinatal Social Work Award for Excellence for 2016. The Award for Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement in the field of perinatal social work, including clinical work, education and research, and service to the organization. Dr. Munch was recognized for her service to the organization and her unwavering commitment to the needs of pregnant women and their families throughout her career. This award is the highest honor bestowed to NAPSW members and was presented at the 40th Annual Conference in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr. Munch's research interests include perinatal healthcare and clinical social work.