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Linda Park, RN, PhD, FNP

Title(s)Assistant Professor, Community Health Systems
SchoolSchool of Nursing
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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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    Mobile Health Strategies for Veterans with Coronary Heart Disease
    VA IK3HX002055Dec 1, 2016 - Nov 30, 2020
    Role: Principal Investigator

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    Publications listed below are automatically derived from MEDLINE/PubMed and other sources, which might result in incorrect or missing publications. Researchers can login to make corrections and additions, or contact us for help.
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    1. Elnaggar A, Ta Park V, Lee SJ, Bender M, Siegmund LA, Park LG. Patients' Use of Social Media for Diabetes Self-Care: Systematic Review. J Med Internet Res. 2020 Apr 24; 22(4):e14209. PMID: 32329745.
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    2. Park LG, Dracup K, Whooley MA, McCulloch C, Lai S, Howie-Esquivel J. Sedentary lifestyle associated with mortality in rural patients with heart failure. Eur J Cardiovasc Nurs. 2019 04; 18(4):318-324. PMID: 30663898.
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    3. Bender MS, Cooper BA, Park LG, Padash S, Arai S. 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. PMID: 30578184.
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    4. Nicosia FM, Park LG, Gray CP, Yakir MJ, Hung DY. Nurses' Perspectives on Lean Redesigns to Patient Flow and Inpatient Discharge Process Efficiency. Glob Qual Nurs Res. 2018 Jan-Dec; 5:2333393618810658. PMID: 30480041.
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    5. Howie-Esquivel J, Dracup K, Whooley MA, McCulloch C, Jin C, Moser DK, Clark RA, Pelter MM, Biddle M, Park LG. Rapid 5 lb weight gain is not associated with readmission in patients with heart failure. ESC Heart Fail. 2019 02; 6(1):131-137. PMID: 30353706.
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    6. Park LG, Dracup K, Whooley MA, McCulloch C, Jin C, Moser DK, Clark RA, Pelter MM, Biddle M, Howie Esquivel J. Symptom Diary Use and Improved Survival for Patients With Heart Failure. Circ Heart Fail. 2017 Nov; 10(11). PMID: 29158435.
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    7. Park LG, Collins EG, Shim JK, Whooley MA. 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. PMID: 28720557.
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    8. Park LG, Schopfer DW, Zhang N, Shen H, Whooley MA. Participation in Cardiac Rehabilitation Among Patients With Heart Failure. J Card Fail. 2017 May; 23(5):427-431. PMID: 28232047.
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    9. Chung ML, Park L, Frazier SK, Lennie TA. Long-Term Adherence to Low-Sodium Diet in Patients With Heart Failure. West J Nurs Res. 2017 04; 39(4):553-567. PMID: 27903829.
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    10. Park LG, Beatty A, Stafford Z, Whooley MA. Mobile Phone Interventions for the Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Prog Cardiovasc Dis. 2016 May-Jun; 58(6):639-50. PMID: 27001245.
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    11. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Whooley MA, Dracup K. 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. PMID: 24853566.
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    12. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Dracup K. A quantitative systematic review of the efficacy of mobile phone interventions to improve medication adherence. J Adv Nurs. 2014 Sep; 70(9):1932-1953. PMID: 24689978.
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    13. Park LG, Mahar D, Shaw RE, Dracup K. 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. PMID: 24734143.
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    14. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Dracup K. Electronic measurement of medication adherence. West J Nurs Res. 2015 Jan; 37(1):28-49. PMID: 24577868.
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    15. Park LG, Howie-Esquivel J, Chung ML, Dracup K. 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. PMID: 24321403.
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