Alex Parker Profile

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Member since: February 10, 2006

Occupation: Public health reporter

Age: 33


I cover public health for the Daily News. Previously, I covered education at the Lawrence Journal-World in Lawrence, Kan., and youth and politics in Kansas for MTV News. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism from Miami University and attended the University of Kansas' MSJ program. I'm a native of Kansas City, Mo.

Alex Parker Articles

Critics hope new U of C hospital chief can restore trust

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago news

Fat in Elgin, etc.

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

UC Medical Center CEO stepping down

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

Quinn signs sterilization bill

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in The City Desk

Health system budget could be trimmed by 20 percent

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago news

County hospitals may end OB-GYN residency program

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

Wednesday health news round up

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

County cancer program could get grant boost

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

Poll: What do you think about health care reform?

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

Monday health news round up

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

"Getting drugs is as easy as getting toothpaste"

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago news

CPS' Fail Whale Twitter strategy

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in The City Desk

Meter protestors highlight contract caveat

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago news

Friday health news round up

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago Health Matters

Smoking ban to extend to county hospitals

By Alex Parker | Posted over 4 years in Chicago news

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