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Ralph Alvarado

Accountability | Kentucky

Medical Board Chastised Bevin’s Running Mate for Lambasting Patient, Prescribing Drugs Over Phone

By Cole Driver on April 3, 2019.

On four separate occasions early in his medical career, Kentucky state Sen. Ralph Alvarado — who has proudly branded himself as a “Doctor Who Wants to Stand Up for Kentucky Families” — came under scrutiny by the state Board of Medical Licensure for various infractions, including verbally abusing a patient and her family and not keeping up with requirements for his license.

Accountability | Kentucky

Bevin’s Running Mate Took Thousands from Pharma Company Fined $3B for Misleading Patients

By Chad Smith on February 8, 2019.

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin’s newly announced running mate received more than $14,000 in consulting and speaking fees from a pharmaceutical company shortly before it was hit with the largest health care fine in U.S. history.