GLOBAL HEALTH & SOCIAL MEDICINE
As part of his work with the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine's Program in Global Noncommunicable Disease and Social Change and as the Director of Implementation for NCD Synergies, Dr. Park’s research interests focus on the novel implementation science surrounding community-based care delivery of diabetes and other chronic diseases in resource-poor settings. Specifically, he is focusing on the application of implementation process and output metrics as a measurable tool for implementers. In addition, he is focusing on the implementation and evaluation of e-health tools for both monitoring and care delivery purposes in the community setting.
Paul H. Park, MD, MSc is the Director of Implementation for NCD Synergies at Partners In Health. He also holds appointments at Harvard Medical School, the Division of Global Health Equity at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and the University of Global Health Equity.
Dr. Park previously worked at Partners In Health – Rwanda as the Director of NCDs and later as the Deputy Chief Medical Officer of Chronic Disease. He also provided clinical care and education at the Butaro Cancer Center of Excellence as well as Rwinkwavu District Hospital. Before beginning his four years in Rwanda, Dr. Park worked on implementation research surrounding community-based models of delivery in both diabetes mellitus and MDR-TB for two years with AMPATH in Eldoret, Kenya.
Dr. Park continues to provide clinical care for the Indian Health Service. In addition, Dr. Park is the founder of the Timmy Global Health – Pop-Wuj NGO-based partnership in Xela, Guatemala and a former member of the Board of Directors for the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines (UAEM).
Dr. Park earned his MD from Indiana University and his MSc at Duke University and completed a dual residency in Internal Medicine and Global Health at Duke University. Dr. Park has also completed fellowships with Fogarty International Center and the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI).
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