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Jason Park, MD, PhD, FCAP is an Associate 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, Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Park's clinical and research interests are in genomic medicine, gastrointestinal diseases, and clinical informatics. 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 13 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. He is certified by the American Board of Pathology (clinical informatics, clinical pathology and anatomic pathology) as well as the American Board of Clinical Chemistry (molecular diagnostics).

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

Gastrointestinal/Liver Pathology

  • Examination of Biopsy, Polypectomy & Resection Specimens
  • Histopathologic Diagnosis of Gastrointestinal Cancers & Precursor Lesions
  • Molecular Genetic Testing
  • Pathologic Analysis & Staging

Research Interest

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

Publications

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EGFR Exon 20 Insertion/Duplication Mutations Characterize Fibrous Hamartoma of Infancy.
Park JY, Cohen C, Lopez D, Ramos E, Wagenfuehr J, Rakheja D Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2016 Sep
Nanostructured luminescently labeled nucleic acids.
Kricka LJ, Fortina P, Park JY Luminescence 2016 Jul
Licensure in the Era of Genomic Medicine.
Park JY, Leung ST, Wang J Arch. Pathol. Lab. Med. 2016 May
High Concentration Capture Probes Enhance Massively Parallel Sequencing Assays.
Farooqi MS, Mitui M, Londin ER, Park JY Clin. Chem. 2016 May
Investigation of Linezolid Resistance in Staphylococci and Enterococci.
Doern CD, Park JY, Gallegos M, Alspaugh D, Burnham CA J. Clin. Microbiol. 2016 Mar
Significance of Paneth Cells in Histologically Unremarkable Rectal Mucosa.
Pezhouh MK, Cheng E, Weinberg AG, Park JY Am. J. Surg. Pathol. 2016 Feb

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, 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, 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

Assay principles in clinical pathology. In Pathobiology of human disease: A dynamic encyclopedia of disease mechanisms, 1st edition

Kricka LJ, Park JY (2014). St Louis, Elsevier

Optical techniques. In Tietz fundamentals of clinical chemistry and molecular diagnostics, 7th edition

Kricka LJ, Park JY (2015). St Louis, Saunders/Elsevier

Immunochemical techniques. In Tietz fundamentals of clinical chemistry and molecular diagnostics, 7th edition

Kricka LJ, Park JY (2015). St Louis, Saunders/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 College of Medical Genetics and Genomics (2011)
  • American Association for Clinical Chemistry (2005)
  • College of American Pathologists (2004)