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

Protesters: U of C courting wealthy patients in Streeterville

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

Chicago hospital collaborative would reduce energy emissions

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

County health board hears community input

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

Local universities participate in new GI Bill program

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in On Campus

Monday health news round up

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

Lawmakers pledge to address unregulated homes for mentally ill

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

More on unlicensed group homes

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

Text and drive? It's a bad idea.

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

Exclusive: Loophole allows 'flop houses' for mentally ill

By Alex Parker | Posted about 5 years in Chicago news

Wednesday health news round up

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

Advocates press aldermen to stand up for mental health centers.

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

Blood drive to help victims of genetic disorder

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

Monday health links

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

County health board town hall meetings begin Monday

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

Federal review clears UCMC, Stroger

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

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