Contributors: Aug. 26, 1996

ALICE PARK, who covers medicine for TIME, did in-depth reporting on the science of spinal-cord injuries for this week's cover story on Christopher Reeve. Park came to us as a summer intern in 1993 after earning an M.S. in science journalism from Boston University. Says contributor Roger Rosenblatt, who wrote the story: "I can't imagine working with a more informed, scrupulous reporter than Alice." To Park, the important aspect of her job is the focus on real lives affected by disease. "When I talked by phone with Reeve, impersonal studies suddenly took on a new urgency," she says. "Listening to him...

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