Dr. Muriel Perillat, Director of Student Health, Honored as this Year’s Logan Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award Winner
November 14, 2012
Professor Muriel Périllat, MS, DC, Logan’s director of student health, was honored as the Logan recipient of this year’s Excellence in Teaching Award at a special banquet held November 11 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Clayton, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. The Emerson Corporation presents these awards annually to recognize educators, throughout the St. Louis area, who are examples of excellence in the field of education.
Dr. Périllat was accompanied to the award ceremony by her husband, Dr. Carl Saubert IV, who serves as Logan’s vice president of academic affairs.
“On behalf of the faculty, staff and students at Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs, I want to congratulate Dr. Périllat on being chosen by her peers to receive the Emerson Excellence in Teaching award,” said Logan President George A. Goodman, DC, FICC. “She sets a high standard for clinical excellence, constantly challenges student interns to evaluate, integrate and apply knowledge to provide the best possible care for their patients. We are very proud to have her as an outstanding member of the Logan faculty.”
Dr. Périllat was born in Thones, France and grew up in the French Alps. After earning her Doctor of Chiropractic degree, she practiced in Kansas before returning to France to establish a highly successful practice in Paris. While there, she helped establish the French chiropractic college in the early 1980s before returning to the United States in 1984.
In addition to her private practice background, Dr. Périllat has nearly 30 years of experience in clinical education. She joined the Logan faculty as director of student health in September 2006. Prior to her tenure at Logan, she worked at the Cleveland Chiropractic College in Kansas City, Mo. as a faculty member, clinician, clinic director and chair of clinical sciences.
Dr. Périllat is also active in numerous areas professionally, having served as an accreditation site team member for the Council on Chiropractic Education since 1990, as a periodic test committee member for the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners, and as a clinical education consultant for several institutions.
Since 1935, Logan College of Chiropractic/University Programs has been preparing students to enter the health care marketplace to become successful Doctors of Chiropractic. To fulfill individual professional goals, Logan also offers its students, graduates and other professionals a choice of two academic master’s programs, offered both online and in an on-campus format, a Master of Science in Sports Science and Rehabilitation, and a Master of Science in Nutrition and Human Performance. Other program offerings include undergraduate coursework including an Accelerated Science Program to help students complete their basic science coursework at an accelerated pace, offered in both online and on-campus formats, and two baccalaureate degrees -- a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Biology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Life Science.