State health communicator puts colleagues at forefront

Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: 
Lisa Cox poses in the conference room at Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Wednesday where she is in the role of public information officer. Cox has served under multiple directors and interim directors and was in this role through the COVID-19 pandemic.
Julie Smith/News Tribune photo: Lisa Cox poses in the conference room at Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Wednesday where she is in the role of public information officer. Cox has served under multiple directors and interim directors and was in this role through the COVID-19 pandemic.

When Lisa Cox sees long-term care regulators from her department, she calls them "heroes."

Cox is communications director for the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services and was at the forefront of the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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