Originally from Terre Haute, Indiana, Dr. Alex Kor is the son of two Holocaust survivors (Michael and Eva Kor). He has a B.S. in Chemistry from Butler University and a M.S. in Exercise Physiology from Purdue University. He received his D.P.M. (Doctor of Podiatric Medicine) from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine in Chicago. Dr. Kor is a full-time podiatrist for Witham Health Services in Lebanon, Indiana, and is a Clinical Assistant Professor for Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine. He has traveled to Auschwitz more than twenty times with his late mother since 1985, is a Board Member of the CANDLES Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Terre Haute, IN, and has helped in establishing a new exhibit at the Indiana Historical Society in Indianapolis ("Eva Kor: From Auschwitz to Indiana) scheduled to open on 12 March, 2022.