Linda Park, PhD, NP, FAAN

Title(s)Associate Professor, Community Health Systems
SchoolSchool of Nursing
Address2 Koret Way
San Francisco CA 94143
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    San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center Post-Doctoral FellowshipVA Quality Scholars Program
    University of California, San FranciscoPh.D.School of Nursing
    University of Illinois at ChicagoM.S., Family Nurse PractitionerCollege of Nursing
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    University of California, San Francisco, Alpha Eta Chapter1995  - ---Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing
    University of California, San Francisco2009  - 2012Graduate Dean's Health Science Fellowship
    American Heart Association 2013Martha N. Hill New Investigator Award
    Department of Veterans Affairs 2013  - 2014Quality Scholars Post-Doctoral Fellowship
    American Association for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation2014Beginning Investigator Finalist
    Hellman Foundation 2015  - 2017Hellman Fellow
    National Institute of Health / University of California, San Francisco2015  - 2018KL2 Scholar
    American Heart Association 2016  - ---Fellow (FAHA)
    Department of Veterans Affairs2016  - 2020Nursing Research Initiative Award
    American Heart Association2017Marie A. Cowan Promising Young Investigator Award
    UCSF, American Geriatrics Society, & Association of Directors of Geriatric Academic Programs2019  - 2020Tideswell Emerging Leaders in Aging Program
    University of California, San Francisco2019Researcher of the Month (October)
    American Academy of Nursing 2019  - ---Inducted as Fellow (FAAN)
    UCSF Center for Aging in Diverse Communities, co-sponsored by UCSF Pepper Center2020  - 2021CADC Scholar

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    Dr. Park's program of research focuses on the secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease. Her current research projects center around determining the most engaging, practical, and meaningful technology-based interventions to improve patient self-care, clinical outcomes, and quality of life for patients with ischemic heart disease and heart failure. Dr. Park applies mixed quantitative / qualitative research methods in her research among patients with cardiovascular disease.

    Dr. Park is also active in her clinical role as a nurse practitioner and works at a medical center for Cardiovascular Services. She holds an appointment as a Nurse Researcher at San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she conducts work related to her VA Nursing Research Initiative Award.

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    Virtual Care Strategies to Improve Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation among Veterans
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Health Services Research and Development 1 I01 HX003472-01A1Jul 1, 2022 - Jun 30, 2026
    Role: Principal Investigator
    COVID-19 Effects on the Mental and Physical Health of AAPI Survey Study (COMPASS)
    NIH/NIA 3R24AG063718-02S1Jul 15, 2020 - May 31, 2021
    Role: Co-Investigator
    Improving Health Disparities by Promoting Physical Activity Among Asian American Older Adults with Cardiovascular Disease: A Pilot Study
    NIH/UCSF Center for Aging in Diverse Communities (CADC) and UCSF Pepper Center Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator/CADC Scholar
    Aligning Cardiac Rehabilitation Resources Across VA During the COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond
    Department of Veterans Affairs Health Services Research & Development Jul 1, 2020 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Tap iT! – Development of a Novel Medication Adherence System
    School of Nursing Lipps Research Fund Oct 1, 2019 - May 31, 2022
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Getting in To Light Exercise in Heart Failure: GENTLE-HF
    American Heart Association 19AIREA34400086Jul 1, 2019 - Jun 30, 2021
    Role: Site-Principal Investigator
    Mobile Health Strategies for Veterans with Coronary Heart Disease
    Department of Veterans Affairs IK3HX002055Dec 1, 2016 - Mar 30, 2023
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Improving Medication Adherence through Patient-Centered Mobile Health Technology
    NIH/UCSF 1KL2TR001870Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2018
    Role: Principal Investigator
    mHealth Technology to Support Medication Adherence
    Hellman Fellows Fund Jul 1, 2015 - Jun 30, 2016
    Role: Hellman Fellow

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    1. Social Support and Technology Use and Their Association with Mental and Physical Health During the COVID-19 Pandemic Among Asian Americans: The Compass Survey. JMIR: Public Health and Surveillance. In press. 2023. Park LG, Meyer OL, Dougan M, Golden B, Ta K, Nam B, Park LG, Tsoh J, Tzuang M, Ta Park VM.
    2. A scoping review of dementia caregiving for Korean Americans and recommendations for future research. Clin Gerontol. 2022 Oct 21; 1-17. Ta Park VM, Ly Q, von Oppenfeld J, Lee Y, Joo Y, Shin HW, Rhee Y, Park LG. PMID: 36268979.
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    3. Racial Bias Beliefs Related to COVID-19 Among Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: Findings From the COVID-19 Effects on the Mental and Physical Health of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Survey Study (COMPASS). J Med Internet Res. 2022 08 09; 24(8):e38443. Park VT, Tsoh JY, Dougan M, Nam B, Tzuang M, Park LG, Vuong QN, Bang J, Meyer OL. PMID: 35658091; PMCID: PMC9364971.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    4. Discrimination Experiences during COVID-19 among a National, Multi-Lingual, Community-Based Sample of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: COMPASS Findings. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 01 14; 19(2). Ta Park VM, Dougan MM, Meyer OL, Nam B, Tzuang M, Park LG, Vuong Q, Bang J, Tsoh JY. PMID: 35055744; PMCID: PMC8776140.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    5. Impact of COVID-19 on Heart Failure Self-Care: A Qualitative Study. J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2021 Nov-Dec 01; 36(6):609-617. Radhakrishnan K, Allen C, DeMain AS, Park L. PMID: 33591060; PMCID: PMC8355257.
      View in: PubMed   Mentions: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    6. Applying Mobile Technology to Sustain Physical Activity After Completion of Cardiac Rehabilitation: Acceptability Study. JMIR Hum Factors. 2021 Sep 02; 8(3):e25356. Elnaggar A, von Oppenfeld J, Whooley MA, Merek S, Park LG. PMID: 34473064; PMCID: PMC8446842.
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    7. Vaccine willingness: Findings from the COVID-19 effects on the mental and physical health of Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders survey study (COMPASS). Prev Med Rep. 2021 Sep; 23:101480. Ta Park VM, Dougan M, Meyer OL, Nam B, Tzuang M, Park LG, Vuong Q, Tsoh JY. PMID: 34307000; PMCID: PMC8283315.
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    8. Mobile Health Intervention Promoting Physical Activity in Adults Post Cardiac Rehabilitation: Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Form Res. 2021 Apr 16; 5(4):e20468. Park LG, Elnaggar A, Lee SJ, Merek S, Hoffmann TJ, Von Oppenfeld J, Ignacio N, Whooley MA. PMID: 33861204; PMCID: PMC8087971.
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    9. Differences in COVID-19 Vaccine Concerns Among Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders: The COMPASS Survey. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2022 06; 9(3):979-991. Ta Park V, Dougan M, Meyer O, Nam B, Tzuang M, Park L, Vuong Q, Tsoh J. PMID: 33852148; PMCID: PMC8045435.
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    10. Harnessing Mobile Health Technology for Secondary Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Older Adults: A Scientific Statement From the American Heart Association. Circ Cardiovasc Qual Outcomes. 2021 05; 14(5):e000103. Schorr EN, Gepner AD, Dolansky MA, Forman DE, Park LG, Petersen KS, Still CH, Wang TY, Wenger NK, American Heart Association Cardiovascular Disease in Older Populations Committee of the Council on C. PMID: 33793309.
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    11. Remote Rehabilitation: A Field-Based Feasibility Study of an mHealth Resistance Exercise Band. IEEE Int Conf Connect Health Appl Syst Eng Technol. 2020 Dec; 2020:5-6. Petersen CL, Minor CM, Mohieldin S, Park LG, Halter RJ, Batsis JA. PMID: 34184001; PMCID: PMC8234905.
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    12. Perceptions and experiences of using mobile technology for medication adherence among older adults with coronary heart disease: A qualitative study. Digit Health. 2020 Jan-Dec; 6:2055207620926844. Park LG, Ng F, K Shim J, Elnaggar A, Villero O. PMID: 32489672; PMCID: PMC7241207.
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    13. Patients' Use of Social Media for Diabetes Self-Care: Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2020 04 24; 22(4):e14209. Elnaggar A, Ta Park V, Lee SJ, Bender M, Siegmund LA, Park LG. PMID: 32329745; PMCID: PMC7210496.
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    14. Sedentary lifestyle associated with mortality in rural patients with heart failure. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2019 04; 18(4):318-324. Park LG, Dracup K, Whooley MA, McCulloch C, Lai S, Howie-Esquivel J. PMID: 30663898.
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    15. Correction: A Feasible and Efficacious Mobile-Phone Based Lifestyle Intervention for Filipino Americans with Type 2 Diabetes: Randomized Controlled Trial. JMIR Diabetes. 2018 Dec 21; 3(4):e12784. Bender MS, Cooper BA, Park LG, Padash S, Arai S. PMID: 30578184; PMCID: PMC6307694.
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    16. Nurses' Perspectives on Lean Redesigns to Patient Flow and Inpatient Discharge Process Efficiency. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2018 Jan-Dec; 5:2333393618810658. Nicosia FM, Park LG, Gray CP, Yakir MJ, Hung DY. PMID: 30480041; PMCID: PMC6249655.
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    17. Rapid 5 lb weight gain is not associated with readmission in patients with heart failure. ESC Heart Fail. 2019 02; 6(1):131-137. Howie-Esquivel J, Dracup K, Whooley MA, McCulloch C, Jin C, Moser DK, Clark RA, Pelter MM, Biddle M, Park LG. PMID: 30353706; PMCID: PMC6351885.
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    18. Symptom Diary Use and Improved Survival for Patients With Heart Failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Nov; 10(11). Park LG, Dracup K, Whooley MA, McCulloch C, Jin C, Moser DK, Clark RA, Pelter MM, Biddle M, Howie Esquivel J. PMID: 29158435; PMCID: PMC5705062.
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    19. Addressing Cultural Determinants of Health for Latino and Hmong Patients with Limited English Proficiency: Practical Strategies to Reduce Health Disparities. J Racial Ethn Health Disparities. 2018 06; 5(3):536-544. Park L, Schwei RJ, Xiong P, Jacobs EA. PMID: 28791616; PMCID: PMC5803465.
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    20. Comparing Mobile Health Strategies to Improve Medication Adherence for Veterans With Coronary Heart Disease (Mobile4Meds): Protocol for a Mixed-Methods Study. JMIR Res Protoc. 2017 Jul 18; 6(7):e134. Park LG, Collins EG, Shim JK, Whooley MA. PMID: 28720557; PMCID: PMC5539386.
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    21. Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Patients With Heart Failure. J Card Fail. 2017 May; 23(5):427-431. Park LG, Schopfer DW, Zhang N, Shen H, Whooley MA. PMID: 28232047; PMCID: PMC5454027.
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    22. Long-Term Adherence to Low-Sodium Diet in Patients With Heart Failure. West J Nurs Res. 2017 04; 39(4):553-567. Chung ML, Park L, Frazier SK, Lennie TA. PMID: 27903829.
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    23. Mobile Phone Interventions for the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 May-Jun; 58(6):639-50. Park LG, Beatty A, Stafford Z, Whooley MA. PMID: 27001245; PMCID: PMC4904827.
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    24. Psychosocial factors and medication adherence among patients with coronary heart disease: A text messaging intervention. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2015 Jun; 14(3):264-73. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Whooley MA, Dracup K. PMID: 24853566.
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    25. A quantitative systematic review of the efficacy of mobile phone interventions to improve medication adherence. J Adv Nurs. 2014 Sep; 70(9):1932-1953. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Dracup K. PMID: 24689978.
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    26. The impact of a heart failure educational program for physicians varies based upon physician specialty. J Clin Med Res. 2014 Jun; 6(3):173-83. Park LG, Mahar D, Shaw RE, Dracup K. PMID: 24734143; PMCID: PMC3985559.
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    27. Electronic measurement of medication adherence. West J Nurs Res. 2015 Jan; 37(1):28-49. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Dracup K. PMID: 24577868.
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    28. A text messaging intervention to promote medication adherence for patients with coronary heart disease: a randomized controlled trial. Patient Educ Couns. 2014 Feb; 94(2):261-8. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Chung ML, Dracup K. PMID: 24321403.
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