Mijung Park, PhD, MPH, RN

Title(s)Associate Professor, Family Health Care Nursing
SchoolSchool of Nursing
Address2 Koret Way
San Francisco CA 94143
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    University of California, San Francisco, CA2019Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training
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    Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association2016Okura Award
    Retirement Research Foundation2015Retirement Research Foundation Scholarship
    Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation2014  - 2017AAPINA- Okura Mental Health Leadership Foundation Fellowship
    American Geriatrics Society2012AGS Annual Scientific Meeting Presidential Poster Session
    University of Washington2011  - 2012University of Washington Institute of Translational Health Science (ITHS) Tuition Fellow
    Hawaii Center for Nursing2008  - 2009Faculty Development Funds
    UCSF2007UCSF Graduate Division-Earle C. Anthony Travel Award
    Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association 2007Nurse Competency on Aging Scholarship
    Global Korean Nurses Foundation (GKNF) 2006Susie Kim Dissertation Fellowship
    UCSF School of Nursing Alumni2006UCSF School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship
    University of California 2006University of California President’s Dissertation Year Fellowship
    Camden Group2006Victor E. Schimmel Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    UCSF2002  - 2005UCSF Graduate Dean’s Health Sciences Fellowship
    Inducted - Sigma Theta Tau1999Inducted - Sigma Theta Tau, Lambda Alpha-at-Large

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    Reducing Delirium among Hospitalized Older Adults
    Clinical InQuERI Council Nov 16, 2020 - Jun 30, 2022
    UCSF School of Nursing Intramural Research Award FACE IMR-2018-02May 15, 2018 - May 14, 2019
    Role Description: The goal of this study is to pilot test new recruitment strategies and refine intervention protocol of FACE in San Francisco Bay Area
    Cross national variation in cellular aging
    UCSF Stress Measurement Network Jan 7, 2018 - Jan 9, 2018
    FACE-PC: Family-Centered Care for Older Adults with Multiple Chronic Conditions in Primary Care
    NIH K01NR015101Apr 9, 2015 - Feb 28, 2019
    Risk Factors for Hospitalization Among Aged Medicaid Home and Community Based Services Users
    Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh Apr 1, 2015 - Mar 20, 2017
    Mid-Atlantic Geriatric Workforce Development Center
    Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Jan 1, 2015 - Jul 30, 2017
    Role: CO-I
    Role Description: I developed and led the family caregiver components of the education program for primary care providers. I also participated in grant application and revision. We are in the process of evaluating program outcomes
    Feasibility and Acceptability of Adding Family Components to Evidence-Based Collaborative Care Model for Older Adults with Depression and Chronic Medical Conditions
    Aging Institute of UPMC Senior Services and the University of Pittsburgh Jul 10, 2013 - Dec 31, 2014
    NIH/NIMH 1 R01 AA016102-01Feb 1, 2013 - Jun 30, 2013
    Role: Qualitative Program Evaluator
    Role Description: This multi-site randomized pragmatic trial examined the effectiveness of Do-SBIS program in Level I trauma centers.
    Geriatric Mental Health Services Research Fellowship
    NIH/NIMH NIMH 2 T32 MH 73553-6Jul 1, 2012 - Jun 30, 2014
    Role: Trainee
    Role Description: This is a T-32 training grant to increase research workforce for geriatric mental health services.
    Family and community characteristics and service utilization among ethnic minorities with co-morbid depression and diabetes
    NICDH Extramural Associates Research Development Award G11HD054969May 1, 2010 - Sep 30, 2010
    Role: Faculty awardee
    Working with culture: psychiatric and mental health providers' perspectives on practice with Asian American families
    UCSF School of Nursing Century Club Fund Jan 1, 2007 - Dec 30, 2007
    Role Description: This study examined psychiatric and mental health providers' perspectives on caring for with Asian Americans with mental illness and their family caregivers
    Korean American experience with a mentally ill family member
    American Nurses Foundation Research Grant Jan 1, 2006 - Dec 3, 2006
    Role: PI
    Role Description: This qualitative study described the lived experience of Korean Americans caring for their family member with mental illness
    Workload analysis of nursing staff in a psychiatric ward
    Samsung Medical Center Clinical Nursing Research Center Jan 1, 1997 - Dec 30, 1997
    Role: Investigator
    Emotional responses of psychiatric nurses who experienced patients' violent behaviors
    Samsung Medical Center Clinical Nursing Research Center Jan 1, 1995 - Dec 30, 1996
    Role: Investigator

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    1. Diversify Your Emotional Assets: The Association Between the Variety of Sources of Emotional Support and Thoughts of Death or Self-harm Among US Older Adults. Archives of Suicide Research. 2021; 1-13. Mijung Park, Susan Wang, Charles F. Reynolds III & Deborah L. Huang. View Publication.
    2. Toward rational conversation about race, health risk, and nursing. American Nurse Journal. 2021; 16(1):5-8. Park, M., Alston, AD., & Washington-Brown, L. View Publication.
    3. Associations between Food Insecurity and Depression among Diverse Asian Americans. Asian Pac Isl Nurs J. 2021; 5(4):188-198. Lai S, Huang D, Bardhan I, Park M. PMID: 33791406.
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    4. Chronic Pain and Mood Disorders in Asian Americans. Asian Pac Isl Nurs J. 2021; 5(4):217-226. Huang DL, Bardhan I, Shin J, Karp JF, Park M. PMID: 33791409.
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    5. A Brief Review of Mental Health Issues among Asian and Pacific Islander Communities in the U.S. Asian Pac Isl Nurs J. 2021; 5(4):248-250. Park M. PMID: 33791412.
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    6. Comparative efficacy of social media delivered health education on glycemic control: A meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Sci. 2020 Jul 10; 7(3):359-368. Chen C, Wang L, Chi HL, Chen W, Park M. PMID: 32817860.
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    7. Perspectives on Training Needs for Geriatric Mental Health Providers: Preparing to Serve a Diverse Older Adult Population. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2019 07; 27(7):728-736. Joo JH, Jimenez DE, Xu J, Park M. PMID: 31101582.
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    8. The Perspective of Older Men With Depression on Suicide and Its Prevention in Primary Care. Crisis. 2018 Sep; 39(5):397-405. Vannoy S, Park M, Maroney MR, Unützer J, Apesoa-Varano EC, Hinton L. PMID: 29618265.
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    9. Spontaneous correction of misplaced peripherally inserted central catheters. Int J Cardiovasc Imaging. 2018 Jul; 34(7):1005-1008. Chen W, He L, Yue L, Park M, Deng H. PMID: 29532310.
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    10. Session 327 Improving Mental Health Care Access, Engagement, and Delivery among Diverse, Underserved Populations: Collaborations From the Geriatric Mental Health Services Research T32 Postdoctoral Fellowship. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2018 Mar 1; 26(3):s41. Daniel Jimenez, Karen L. Whiteman, Mijung Park, Matthew Lohman. .
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    11. In Sickness and in Health: Spousal Caregivers and The Correlates of Caregiver Outcomes. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2017 10; 25(10):1094-1096. Park M. PMID: 28778372.
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    12. Korean Sibling Caregivers of Individuals Diagnosed with Schizophrenia. Asian Pac Isl Nurs J. 2017; 2(3):97-102. Park M, Lee KJ. PMID: 29376114.
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    13. Systematic review of dyadic and family-oriented interventions for late-life depression. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2016 09; 31(9):963-73. Stahl ST, Rodakowski J, Saghafi EM, Park M, Reynolds CF, Dew MA. PMID: 26799782.
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    14. Variations Among Medicare Beneficiaries Living in Different Settings: Demographics, Health Status, and Service Use. Res Aging. 2016 07; 38(5):602-16. Degenholtz HB, Park M, Kang Y, Nadash P. PMID: 26269562.
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    15. Where You Live May Make You Old: The Association between Perceived Poor Neighborhood Quality and Leukocyte Telomere Length. PLoS One. 2015; 10(6):e0128460. Park M, Verhoeven JE, Cuijpers P, Reynolds CF, Penninx BW. PMID: 26083263.
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    16. Ethnic and gender variations in the associations between family cohesion, family conflict, and depression in older Asian and Latino adults. J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Dec; 16(6):1103-10. Park M, Unützer J, Grembowski D. PMID: 24129849.
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    17. The effects of psychotherapy for adult depression on social support: A meta-analysis. Cognit Ther Res. 2014 Dec 01; 38(6):600-611. Park M, Cuijpers P, van Straten A, Reynolds CF. PMID: 26085699.
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    18. Depression among older adults with diabetes mellitus. Clin Geriatr Med. 2015 Feb; 31(1):117-37, ix. Park M, Reynolds CF. PMID: 25453305.
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    19. Socioeconomic and racial/ethnic oral health disparities among US older adults: oral health quality of life and dentition. J Public Health Dent. 2015; 75(2):85-92. Huang DL, Park M. PMID: 25234710.
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    20. A descriptive qualitative study of the roles of family members in older men's depression treatment from the perspectives of older men and primary care providers. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2015 May; 30(5):514-22. Hinton L, Apesoa-Varano EC, Unützer J, Dwight-Johnson M, Park M, Barker JC. PMID: 25131709.
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    21. Managing depression in older age: psychological interventions. Maturitas. 2014 Oct; 79(2):160-9. Cuijpers P, Karyotaki E, Pot AM, Park M, Reynolds CF. PMID: 24973043.
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    22. Hundred forty eight more days with depression: the association between marital conflict and depression-free days. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Dec; 29(12):1271-7. Park M, Unützer J. PMID: 24700495.
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    23. Decreasing Length of Hospital Stay on an Inpatient Geropsychiatric Unit: Outcomes From an Efficiency Initiative. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 1; 22(3):s126-s127. James D. Tew, Mijung Park, Beth Fulena, Kalyani Gopalan, Frank Ghinassi, Kenneth C. Nash. .
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    24. The Association Between Bereavement and Treatment Outcomes in Depressed Older Adult Primary Care Patients. American Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry. 2014 Mar 1; 22(3):s58-s59. Angela Ghesquiere, Mijung Park, Hillary R. Bogner, Martha L. Bruce. .
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    25. The effect of recent bereavement on outcomes in a primary care depression intervention study. Am J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2014 Dec; 22(12):1555-64. Ghesquiere AR, Park M, Bogner HR, Greenberg RL, Bruce ML. PMID: 24418366.
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    26. A collaborative care approach to depression treatment for Asian Americans. Psychiatr Serv. 2013 May 01; 64(5):487-90. Ratzliff AD, Ni K, Chan YF, Park M, Unützer J. PMID: 23632577.
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    27. Depression and risk of mortality in individuals with diabetes: a meta-analysis and systematic review. Gen Hosp Psychiatry. 2013 May-Jun; 35(3):217-25. Park M, Katon WJ, Wolf FM. PMID: 23415577.
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    28. C. Panner, H. Levretsky, M. Sajatovic, and C. F. Reynolds III (Eds) Late-life Mood Disorders. Public Health Burden of Late-Life Depression. 2013; 42-60. Park, M., Unützer, J.
    29. Filial piety and parental responsibility: an interpretive phenomenological study of family caregiving for a person with mental illness among Korean immigrants. BMC Nurs. 2012 Dec 20; 11:28. Park M. PMID: 23256876.
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    30. Older adults with severe, treatment-resistant depression. JAMA. 2012 Sep 05; 308(9):909-18. Unützer J, Park M. PMID: 22948701.
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    31. Strategies to improve the management of depression in primary care. Prim Care. 2012 Jun; 39(2):415-31. Unützer J, Park M. PMID: 22608874.
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    32. Geriatric depression in primary care. Psychiatr Clin North Am. 2011 Jun; 34(2):469-87, ix-x. Park M, Unützer J. PMID: 21536169.
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    33. Working with culture: culturally appropriate mental health care for Asian Americans. J Adv Nurs. 2011 Nov; 67(11):2373-82. Park M, Chesla CA, Rehm RS, Chun KM. PMID: 21545638.
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    34. Understanding complexity of Asian American family care practices. Arch Psychiatr Nurs. 2010 Jun; 24(3):189-201. Park M, Chesla CK. PMID: 20488345.
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    35. Revisiting Confucianism as a conceptual framework for Asian family study. J Fam Nurs. 2007 Aug; 13(3):293-311. Park M, Chesla C. PMID: 17641110.
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