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Jason Park, MD, PhD, FCAP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology and the Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth and Development at UT Southwestern Medical School. He is the Medical Director of the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory at Children’s Health Dallas. Dr. Park's clinical and research interests are in gastrointestinal diseases and genomic medicine. He is the author/co-author of over 100 journal articles, book chapters and abstracts. He serves as a member of the Editorial Boards of Clinical Chemistry and Archives of Pathology & Laboratory Medicine. His research has resulted in 12 issued U.S. patents on cancer diagnostics, cancer therapeutics and nanotechnology.

Dr. Park trained in a combined MD and PhD program at Thomas Jefferson University and was a pathology resident and chief resident in the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. After residency, he was a clinical fellow in gastrointestinal and liver pathology at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Education

Medical School Jefferson Medical College (2003)
Residency University of Pennsylvania Medical Center (2008), Pathology/lab Medicine
Fellowship Johns Hopkins School of Medicine (2009), Gastrointestinal & Liver Pathology

Clinical Interest

Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancer (Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology)
  • Examination of Biopsy, Polypectomy & Resection Specimens
  • Histopathologic Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancers & Precursor Lesions
  • Molecular Genetic Testing
  • Pathologic Analysis & Staging

Research Interest

  • Genomic medicine
  • Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance
  • Pediatric gastrointestinal pathology

Publications

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Human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 testing in gastric and gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinomas: role of the gastroenterologist.
Park JY, Dunbar KB, Vemulapalli R, Wang DH, Zhang PJ Gastrointest. Endosc. 2015 Apr 81 4 977-82
A Comparative Clinicopathologic Study of Collagenous Gastritis in Children and Adults: The Same Disorder With Associated Immune-mediated Diseases.
Ma C, Park JY, Montgomery EA, Arnold CA, McDonald OG, Liu TC, Salaria SN, Limketkai BN, McGrath KM, Musahl T, Singhi AD Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2015 Apr
Sevelamer-Induced Colitis Presenting as a Pseudotumor.
Okwara C, Choi C, Park J Clin. Gastroenterol. Hepatol. 2015 Feb
The Future of Laboratory Medicine - A 2014 Perspective.
Kricka LJ, Polsky TG, Park JY, Fortina P Clin. Chim. Acta 2014 Sep
Triheptanoin for Glucose Transporter Type I Deficiency (G1D): Modulation of Human Ictogenesis, Cerebral Metabolic Rate, and Cognitive Indices by a Food Supplement.
Pascual JM, Liu P, Mao D, Kelly DI, Hernandez A, Sheng M, Good LB, Ma Q, Marin-Valencia I, Zhang X, Park JY, Hynan LS, Stavinoha P, Roe CR, Lu H JAMA Neurol 2014 Aug
Novel Helicobacter pylori Sequencing Test Identifies High Rate of Clarithromycin Resistance.
Mitui M, Patel A, Leos NK, Doern CD, Park JY J. Pediatr. Gastroenterol. Nutr. 2014 Jul 59 1 6-9

Books

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Role of nano- and microtechnologies in clinical point-of-care testing. In Handbook of digital homecare

Park JY, Kricka LJ. (2009). Berlin and Heidelberg, Springer-Verlag

Optical Techniques. In Tietz fundamentals of clinical chemistry, 6th edition

Kricka LJ, Park JY. (2007). St. Louis, Missouri, Saunders/Elsevier

Beyond microtechnology: Nanotechnology in molecular diagnostics. In Integrated biochips for DNA analysis

Fortina P, Wang J, Surrey S, Park JY, Kricka LJ. (2007). Austin, TX, Landes Bioscience

Epithelial neoplasms of the stomach. In Foundations in diagnostic pathology: Gastrointestinal and liver pathology, 2nd edition

Park JY, Fenton HH, Lewin MR, Dilworth HP. (2011). Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Churchill Livingstone/Elsevier

Miniaturized analytical devices based on chemiluminescence, bioluminescence and electrochemiluminescence. In Analytical chemiluminescence and bioluminescence: Past, present and future

Kricka LJ, Park JY. (2011). Cambridge, United Kingdom, Royal Society of Chemistry

Optical techniques. In Tietz textbook of clinical chemistry and molecular diagnostics, 5th edition

Kricka LJ, Park JY (2012). St. Louis, Saunders/Elsevier

Immunochemical techniques. In Tietz textbook of clinical chemistry and molecular diagnostics, 5th edition

Kricka LJ, Park JY (2012). St Louis, Saunders/Elsevier

Interferences in Immunoassay. In The immunoassay handbook, 4th edition

Park JY, Kricka LJ (2013). Waltham, Elsevier

Honors & Awards

  • John H. Yardley Fellowship
    Johns Hopkins Hospital (2008)
  • Paul E. Strandjord Young Investigator Award
    Academy of Clinical Laboratory Physicians and Scientists (2005)
  • William Pepper Fellowship
    Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (2005)

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry
  • College of American Pathologists
  • United States and Canadian Academy of Pathology