Alex Munro, MFA
UH Translational Health Science Simulation Center
School of Nursing and Dental Hygiene
University of Hawaii at Manoa
2528 McCarthy Mall, Webster Hall 309
Honolulu, HI 96822
Alex Munro earned his Master of Fine Arts in directing at UH Manoa and is currently a PhD candidate in performance studies. Alex started with THSSC in 2013 as the original graduate assistant for HealthCAST — a simulated patient program developed in collaboration with the School of Nursing & Dental Hygiene and the Department of Theatre & Dance — before moving into his new role in 2021. Through HealthCAST, Alex recruits and trains theatre and dance students to perform as patients in more than a dozen different simulation scenarios used in undergraduate and graduate nursing curricula. Alex is also active in the local theatre community and has received several directing awards from the Hawaii State Theatre Council.