Faculty Profile

Dr. Connie J. Park, M.D.

Connie J. Park, M.D.

Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)

Areas of Research: HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP/PEP) and adherence, factors related to utilization of PrEP by cis-gender women, medical education and curriculum development around PrEP education and sexual health

Professional Interests

Dr. Park received her undergraduate and medical degree from the University of Illinois at Chicago. She completed a residency in Internal Medicine at New York Presbyterian Hospital - Weill Cornell and a fellowship in Infectious Diseases at Montefiore Medical Center. In 2014 she joined the Einstein/Montefiore faculty in the Division of Infectious Diseases where she focuses on STI, Hepatitis C, and HIV prevention treatment as well as HIV primary care.

Selected Publications

Park C, Nichols M, Schrag S. Two Cases of Invasive Vancomycin-resistant Group B Streptococcus Infection. New England Journal of Medicine. 2014; 370 (9): 885-886. 

Srinivasan V, Metcalf BJ, Knipe KM, Ouattara M, McGee L, Shewmaker PL, Glennen A, Nichols M, Harris C, Brimmage M, Ostrowsky B, Park CJ, Schrag SJ, Frace MA, Sammons SA, Beall B. vanG element insertions within a conserved chromosomal site conferring vancomycin resistance to Streptococcus agalactiae and Streptococcus anginosus. mBio. 2014; 5(4) 1386-14. 

Shah NS, Greenberg JA, McNulty MC, Gregg KS, Riddell J 4th, Mangino JE, Weber DM, Hebert CL, Marzec NS, Barron MA, Chaparro-Rojas F, Restrepo A, Hemmige V, Prasidthrathsint K, Cobb S, Herwaldt L, Raabe V, Cannavino CR, Hines AG, Bares SH, Antiporta PB, Scardina T, Patel U, Reid G, Mohazabnia P, Kachhdiya S, Le BM, Park CJ, Ostrowsky B, Robicsek A, Smith BA, Schied J, Bhatti MM, Mayer S, Sikka M, Murphy-Aguilu I, Patwari P, Abeles SR, Torriani FJ, Abbas Z, Toya S, Doktor K, Chakrabarti A, Doblecki-Lewis S, Looney DJ, David MZ. Severe Influenza in 33 US Hospitals, 2013-2014: Complications and Risk Factors for Death in 507 Patients. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2015 Nov; 36(11):1251-60. 

Shah NS, Greenberg JA, McNulty MC, Gregg KS, Riddell J, Mangino JE, Weber DM, Hebert CL, Marzec NS, Barron MA, Chaparro-Rojas F, Restrepo A, Hemmige V, Prasidthrathsint K, Cobb S, Herwaldt L, Raabe V, Cannavino CR, Hines AG, Bares SH, Antiporta PB, Scardina T, Patel U, Reid G, Mohazabnia P, Kachhdiya S, Le BM, Park CJ, Ostrowsky B, Robicsek A, Smith BA, Schied J, Bhatti MM, Mayer S, Sikka M, Murphy-Aguilu I, Patwari P, Abeles SR, Torriani FJ, Abbas Z, Toya S, Doktor K, Chakrabarti A, Doblecki-Lewis S, Looney DJ, David MZ. Bacterial and viral co-infections complicating severe influenza: Incidence and impact among 507 U.S. patients, 2013–14. Journal of Clinical Virology. 2016 Jul; 80: 12-9. 

Blackstock OJ, Patel VV, Felsen U, Park C, and Jain S. Pre-exposure prophylaxis prescribing and retention in care among heterosexual women at a community-based comprehensive sexual health clinic. AIDS Care. 2017; 29 (7): 866-869

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