Beth Alexander

Beth Alexander, M.D., M.S., is a professor in the Department of Family Practice in the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University.  She came to MSU from the University of Kansas, where she served on the faculty. In addition to her background in Medicine, she also has a degree in counseling psychology. 

Her current administrative role is as University Physician, chief health officer for MSU, in addition to a part-time medical practice, and teaching responsibilities. Her academic writing has primarily focused on adolescent healthcare, domestic violence, human sexuality and health care resource distribution. Her avocational interests include competitive tennis, rose gardening, hiking, music, and rock carving.

Dr. Alexander’s career has been marked by advocacy for and service to students, women, children, marginalized people, as well as to the promotion of arts and culture as the glue that binds people and communities together. She has been recognized by awards as an outstanding educator/teacher and outstanding clinician.