Assistant Professor, Adult Psychiatrist, Addiction Research
Title Assistant Professor, Adult Psychiatrist, Addiction Research
Education Dr. Park is an addiction psychiatrist and researcher. He is certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology in General Adult Psychiatry and Addiction Psychiatry. He attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine and completed a General Psychiatry residency and Addiction Psychiatry fellowship at the Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. After completion of his clinical fellowship, he completed the Veteran Affairs Interprofessional Advanced Fellowship in Addiction Treatment at the Boston VA Healthcare System. During his VA fellowship, Dr. Park collaborated on research studies with researchers at VA Health Services Research and Development in Boston and Ann Arbor. He also worked closely with researchers from the Clinical Addiction Research and Education Unit in the Section of General Internal Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. After completing his research fellowship, he was an attending addiction psychiatrist at Rhode Island Hospital, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry and Human Behavior at Brown University, and a researcher in the Division of General Internal Medicine at Brown. During his research fellowship in Boston, Dr. Park conducted studies on mental health and addiction in primary care settings and the risks of benzodiazepine use in patients taking opioids for pain or addiction. While at Brown University, Dr. Park focused on research that assists patients in reducing benzodiazepine use in opioid maintenance treatment. He also helped develop the Brown University Addiction Medicine Fellowship, an American Board of Addiction Medicine-accredited addiction fellowship. As the Associate Program Director of the fellowship, he was involved in clinical and didactic teaching of fellows and residents. At Rhode Island Hospital, he also worked as a provider in a buprenorphine maintenance and general addiction outpatient clinic.