Liz Kaz

Clinical Associate Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Room 417

School of Dentistry

Phone: 816-235-2061


Liz Kaz has been faculty at UMKC School of Dentistry since 2015 teaching in the division of dental hygiene entry-level, degree-completion, and graduate programs. She currently serves as the Assocaite Dean for Academic Affairs.  Previously she served as the inaugural dental hygiene program director for Waukesha County Technical College and Rio Salado Community College, and recently as the associate dean of education and assessment at Missouri School of Dentistry & Oral Health. She has been actively involved in dental accreditation since 1997, serving as a curriculum consultant for dental and dental hygiene education. Dr. Kaz’s areas of interest include specialized accreditation, program assessment, curriculum, and new program development.