- Professional overview
Dr. Chin Park is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing. He has an extensive healthcare background in hospital pharmacy information systems, nursing administration, project management, and data analytics.
For over seven years, Dr. Park worked in the urban hospital pharmacy setting. As a pharmacy information systems specialist, he led a hospital-wide medication cabinet deployment project. He provided ongoing pharmacy and medication administration professional development to the nursing staff.
Dr. Park was an Assistant Director of Nursing, managing over 30 staff nurses at an urban substance abuse facility. He worked as team lead in coordination with the Department of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, United States Customs, and the New York Port Authority to perform enhanced Ebola screenings to individuals traveling into the United States from abroad. And prior to joining the faculty at NYU, Dr. Park was an Assistant Director of Data Analysis and was very involved with the New York State sepsis initiative. He managed the reporting, analyses, and auditing of data for severe sepsis and septic shock patients.
At the Columbia University School of Nursing, Dr. Park’s dissertation research utilized national nursing home data (the Minimum Data Set) to examine the association between psychotropic medication administration in nursing home residents and adverse outcomes. While there, he participated in other research that employed network analysis techniques and data visualization development.
PhD – Columbia University, School of NursingMBA – Purdue University, College of BusinessBA – Indiana University, General StudiesASN – Ivy Tech Community College of Indiana, Nursing
- Professional membership
Sigma Theta Tau International, Alpha Zeta ChapterAmerican Assembly for Men in NursingKorean-American Scientists and Engineers AssociationAmerican Medical Informatics Association
Network Analysis of Common Eligibility Criteria in Cancer Clinical Trials.Park, C.S., Merrill, J.A., Weng, C. (2014). AMIA Annual Symposium. 2014.
Change in Health Department Organizational Networks After an Evidence-based Performance Improvement Intervention.Park, C.S.; Byon, H.; Keeling, J.; Beitsch, L.; Merrill, J. (2013). AMIA Annual Symposium 2013, 2:1103,
Method for the Development of Data Visualizations for Community Members with Varying Levels of Health Literacy.Arcia, A., Bales, M.E., Brown, W., Co, M.C., Gilmore, M., Lee, Y.J., Park, C.S., Prey, J., Velez, M., Woollen, J., Yoon, S., Kukafka, R., Merrill, J.A., Bakken, S. (2013). AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings 2013, 51-60.,
Preliminary Findings from an Interventional Study using Network Analysis to Support Management in Local Health Departments in Florida.Park, C.S., Byon, H., Keeling, J.W., Beitsch, L.M., and Merrill, J.A. (2013). Frontiers in Public Health Services and Systems Research Vol. 2: No. 6, Article 6.,