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
New alternative for kids who need scoliosis surgery
Most cases of scoliosis can be treated with a back brace, but more severe cases require surgery, which can lead to limited flexibility. That's where this new option called tethering is making a difference.
FDA approves new Alzheimer's drug; Bucks Co. man discusses experience in clinical trial
The Food & Drug Administration has approved a new drug for Alzheimer's Disease. It's the first in nearly twenty years, but it comes with controversy as some experts advised against approving the drug.
Immunocompromised people should remain cautious even after receiving COVID-19 vaccine
While the vaccines against COVID-19 work extremely well to protect most people, it doesn't work as well for everyone. Anyone with a compromised immune system isn't getting the same level of protection.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia nurse honored for dedication to patients, community
CHOP nurse Michelle Jackson-Ware was honored by Independence Blue Cross through their Celebrate Caring campaign for her decades dedication to not only her patients, but the community as well.
Changing patterns and behaviors to improve mental health
As the world inches past the pandemic and things open up more, many people have vowed to make changes in their life. However, many times it's easier said than done and that's where science can help.
UPenn working on rapid COVID test that delivers results within minutes
Imagine being able to test for COVID-19 or other viruses using an app on a smartphone and getting the results within minutes.
Boost Your Mood: Philadelphia encourages everyone to take advantage of mental health services
Boost Your Mood has tips for individuals, families, even kids on addressing mental health.
What the change in CDC mask guidance means for unvaccinated kids under 12
The new recommendation that fully vaccinated people can lose their masks is great for adults, but what about kids under 12 who can't get the vaccine yet?
What parents need to know following FDA's authorization of Pfizer vaccine for ages 12-15
Many pediatricians are working to help parents feel more comfortable getting their kids immunized following the FDA's approval of the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for ages 12-15.
LiveWell Foundation offering accessible, affordable help to people battling depression
Depression is one of the most common chronic health problems, but 70% of people can't find accessible or affordable help. The LiveWell Foundation aims to change that.