Elizabeth Alex

Executive Director of University Relations

Elizabeth Alex

Executive Director of University Relations, Elizabeth Alex, leads the KCU-University Relations team. She was a news anchor for KSHB for 17 years before becoming a community outreach and media relations director at Unbound, an international nonprofit. 

Recent Blog Posts By Elizabeth Alex

Kansas City University Center of Excellence to focus on improving health of populations, assessing equitable outcomes

By Elizabeth Alex Jan 11, 2024

Kansas City University (KCU) today announced plans for a new Center for Population Health and Equity (CPHE) that will systematically educate students and engage communities in addressing the factors outside of the health care system that impact health -- the social and structural determinants that are the largest contributors to health inequities. 

Kansas City University's Center for Medical Education Innovation receives distinguished award for architecture

By Elizabeth Alex Jan 10, 2024

The Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design has recognized Kansas City University’s Center for Medical Education Innovation with a prestigious American Architecture Award.

KCU medical student earns prestigious fellowship at NIH Laboratories

By Elizabeth Alex Oct 31, 2023

Students who want to pursue a career as both a physician and as a scientist will find a warm welcome at KCU. Just ask Mahan Hadjian. The third-year med student started working in the lab of Abdulbaki Agbas, PhD, MSc, professor of biosciences, as soon as he arrived at KCU’s College of Osteopathic Medicine.