Jason Park, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department: Pathology, Eugene McDermott Center for Human Growth & Development

Biography

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Jason Park, MD, PhD, FCAP is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pathology at UT Southwestern Medical School. He is the Medical Director of the Advanced Diagnostics Laboratory at the Children’s Medical Center Dallas. He 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 Johns Hopkins Hospital. He has published over fifty journal articles and book chapters. He has 11 issued U.S. patents and 2 pending U.S. patent applications. His clinical and research interests are in the development of clinical laboratory technologies with a focus on gastrointestinal and pediatric diseases.

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 Interests

Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancer (Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology)
  • Examination of biopsy, polypectomy & resection speciums
  • Histopathologic diagnosis of gastrointestinal cancer & its precursors
  • Molecular genetic testing
  • Pathologic analysis & staging

Research Interests

  • Chemiluminescence
  • Clinical next generation sequencing
  • Helicobacter pylori antibiotic resistance
  • In vivo imaging by optical methods

Publications

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Sevelamer Crystals in the Gastrointestinal Tract (GIT): A New Entity Associated With Mucosal Injury.

Swanson BJ, Limketkai BN, Liu TC, Montgomery E, Nazari K, Park JY, Santangelo WC, Torbenson MS, Voltaggio L, Yearsley MM, Arnold CA Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2013 Sep

Male infertility and microchips.

Park JY, Kricka LJ Clin. Chem. 2013 Mar 59 3 457-8

Celiac disease: clinical, endoscopic, and histopathologic review.

Harris LA, Park JY, Voltaggio L, Lam-Himlin D Gastrointest. Endosc. 2012 Sep 76 3 625-40

The transcription factor encyclopedia.

Yusuf D, Butland SL, Swanson MI, Bolotin E, Ticoll A, Cheung WA, Zhang XY, Dickman CT, Fulton DL, Lim JS, Schnabl JM, Ramos OH, Vasseur-Cognet M, de Leeuw CN, Simpson EM, Ryffel GU, Lam EW, Kist R, Wilson MS, Marco-Ferreres R, Brosens JJ, Beccari LL, Bovolenta P, Benayoun BA, Monteiro LJ, Schwenen HD, Grontved L, Wederell E, Mandrup S, Veitia RA, Chakravarthy H, Hoodless PA, Mancarelli MM, Torbett BE, Banham AH, Reddy SP, Cullum RL, Liedtke M, Tschan MP, Vaz M, Rizzino A, Zannini M, Frietze S, Farnham PJ, Eijkelenboom A, Brown PJ, Laperrière D, Leprince D, de Cristofaro T, Prince KL, Putker M, del Peso L, Camenisch G, Wenger RH, Mikula M, Rozendaal M, Mader S, Ostrowski J, Rhodes SJ, Van Rechem C, Boulay G, Olechnowicz SW, Breslin MB, Lan MS, Nanan KK, Wegner M, Hou J, Mullen RD, Colvin SC, Noy PJ, Webb CF, Witek ME, Ferrell S, Daniel JM, Park J, Waldman SA, Peet DJ, Taggart M, Jayaraman PS, Karrich JJ, Blom B, Vesuna F, O'Geen H, Sun Y, Gronostajski RM, Woodcroft MW, Hough MR, Chen E, Europe-Finner GN, Karolczak-Bayatti M, Bailey J, Hankinson O, Raman V, LeBrun DP, Biswal S, Harvey CJ, DeBruyne JP, Hogenesch JB, Hevner RF, Héligon C, Luo XM, Blank MC, Millen KJ, Sharlin DS, Forrest D, Dahlman-Wright K, Zhao C, Mishima Y, Sinha S, Chakrabarti R, Portales-Casamar E, Sladek FM, Bradley PH, Wasserman WW Genome Biol. 2012 13 3 R24

Pdx1 expression in pancreatic precursor lesions and neoplasms.

Park JY, Hong SM, Klimstra DS, Goggins MG, Maitra A, Hruban RH Appl. Immunohistochem. Mol. Morphol. 2011 Oct 19 5 444-9

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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