Dr. Park received her MD from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001, followed by internal medicine residency at Washington University in St. Louis, MO and Nephrology clinical and research fellowships at the University of Southern California and UCLA. She also received an MS of Biomedical and Clinical Investigations/translational research track from the Keck School of Medicine at USC in 2008. She is board-certified in Nephrology and is an American Society of Hypertension (ASH) Clinical Specialist in Hypertension. Research Dr. Park’s human physiology research is focused on the regulation of the sympathetic nervous system in patients at high cardiovascular risk, particularly those with chronic kidney disease, hypertension, smokers, and stress disorders such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). The lab is funded by NIH, VA Merit, and foundation awards. Her clinical interests include management of chronic kidney disease (CKD), cardiovascular risk in CKD, resistant and difficult to control hypertension. She also attends on the Renal Consultation service and cares for outpatients at the Atlanta VAHCS.
Sympathetic nervous system regulation in disease states
- CVNR Investigator
- Staff Physician, Atlanta VA HCS