Alex Parker Profile

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Member since: February 10, 2006

Occupation: Public health reporter

Age: 34


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

Health system shows huge revenue gains, though few attend budget hearing

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Health system forum seeks feedback from Spanish speakers

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Federal grant boosts HIV research in Chicago

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

For swine flu, neighbors say health "starts with us"

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

What's your favorite swine flu PSA?

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Health system budget hearings begin Tuesday

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Health system confirms layoffs

By Alex Parker | Posted almost 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Project to aid mentally ill Hispanics

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Delay is costing health system promised savings

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

Tuesday health links: Get your flu shots! edition

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

Commissioners split on health department move

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

City's 'sometimes we tell on you' approach irks eatery owners

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

Health news round up: Chicago and swine flu edition

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago Health Matters

State says city only requested $4 million for mental clinics

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

Mason says no plans exist to close mental health centers

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in The City Desk

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