Alice Park is a senior reporter with TIME magazine, currently serving as the department head for the magazine's science coverage. For seven years, she has reported on health and medicine, contributing to articles about AIDS, cancer, heart disease, spinal cord injury, and Alzheimer's disease. In 1996, she reported the Man of the Year package on AIDS researcher Dr. David Ho, and in 1998, she spent one week at Duke University Medical Center for the magazine's special issue on "A Week in the Life of a Hospital."
Ms. Park received a CASE media fellowship at Harvard Medical School, where she designed a program focused on the current understanding of AIDS. Most recently, her articles have concentrated on how genetics impact the diagnosis and treatment of disease. She holds a master's degree in science journalism from Boston University.