Sigma Alpha Phi

Central Regional Trustee

Liz Kaz, R.D.H., Ed.D., M.S.

Liz Kaz, R.D.H., Ed.D., M.S.Dr. Liz Kaz has been faculty at University of Missouri – Kansas City, School of Dentistry since 2015 teaching in the division of dental hygiene entry-level, degree-completion, and graduate programs. She also serves as the director of the School of Dentistry Continuing Dental Education department.

Dr. Kaz served as the inaugural dental hygiene program director for Waukesha County Technical College - distance dental hygiene education program, Waukesha, WI and Rio Salado College, Tempe, AZ, and recently as the associate dean of education and assessment at the Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health, A.T. Still University of Health Sciences, Kirksville, MO. She has been actively involved in dental accreditation since 1997, serving as a curriculum consultant for dental and dental hygiene education. Dr. Kaz has initiated and chartered Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene Society chapters in Wisconsin and Arizona and served as the Sigma Phi Alpha National Dental Hygiene Honor Society Supreme Chapter Vice-President, President-Elect and President from 2007-2010. Dr. Kaz’s areas of interest include specialized accreditation, program assessment, curriculum, and new program development.


Liz Kaz, RDH, EdD, MS
University of Missouri-Kansas City
Dental Hygiene
650 E. 25th St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
work: 816-235-2061
email: kazm@umkc.edu