Ali Gorman
Ali Gorman, R.N. joined Action News in March 2008 as the Health and Medical Reporter.

Ali grew up in South Jersey and graduated from Eastern High School in Voorhees, New Jersey. She then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree from Georgetown University.

Ali worked as a registered nurse for several years and served as a Nurse Corps officer in the U.S. Navy before going back to school to earn her Master's Degree at Northwestern's Medill School of Journalism.

Before returning to work for her hometown station, Ali was a reporter in Jacksonville, Florida where she covered everything from wildfires to death penalty court proceedings to the discovery of a blood test that may be able to predict Alzheimer's Disease. Ali's journalism career also included a stop in Lansing, Michigan.

Ali's work at 6abc included a medical mission to Haiti where she volunteered at a clinic in Port-au-Prince. When Ali is not reporting on the latest medical news, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, trying new fitness programs, reading and traveling.

Ali's Stories
Penn doctor says COVID-19 vaccine benefits being undersold
A local infectious disease expert says messages about side effects, rare potential allergic reactions and other uncertainties about the COVID-19 vaccine are important, but shouldn't over-shadow the benefits.
Philadelphia-area woman diagnosed with UK variant of COVID-19
A variant of COVID-19 that was first identified in the United Kingdom has been discovered in a woman from the Philadelphia region.
Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine could be authorized next
We could soon be getting much closer to having a third coronavirus vaccine authorized here in the United States.
COVID-19 vaccine doses sitting unused in freezers, expiring doses being thrown out
The vaccine against COVID-19 is a light at the end of a long tunnel, but why are thousands of doses still sitting in freezers?
Majority of monoclonal antibody to fight COVID-19 therapy still sitting on shelves
It's the only authorized treatment that can help keep people with COVID-19 out of the hospital, but hundreds-of-thousands of doses aren't being used.
Philadelphia author Lorene Cary explores caretaking experience in latest memoir
Philadelphia writer Lorene Cary's grandmother passed in 2008 at the age of 101 and Cary shares the experience in her memoir called, "Ladysitting: My Year with Nana at the End of Her Century."
COVID-19 pandemic precautions keeping flu numbers low this year
It could just be a mild flu season. However, most healthcare providers say pandemic precautions are definitely playing a role.
Pandemic precautions increase feelings of isolation
The safest way to celebrate Christmas is to just spend it with people in your immediate household and virtually with others.
Bryn Mawr Hospital employee especially grateful for vaccine after losing mother to COVID-19
Thousands of healthcare workers have received their first dose of the coronavirus vaccine. For many, it's a sign of hope and also a way to honor loved ones lost due to COVID-19.
Will coronavirus vaccines work against new variant? UPenn doctor weighs in
The new variant or mutation to the coronavirus reported in the United Kingdom is prompting new questions, like will the vaccine still work?