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Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs; Associate Professor of Clinical & Administrative Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Knott Science Center (KNO) 001B
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School of Pharmacy


  • Master of Education in the Health Professions, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD
  • PGY-1/PGY2 Specialty Residency in Drug Information Practice, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Doctor of Pharmacy, University of Maryland School of Pharmacy
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Boston University

Research Interests

  • Education for health professions
  • Medication use policy
  • Precision medicine
  • Women’s health


Selected publications:

  • Park SK, Phillips J, Pavuluri N. Systematic review of predictors of success for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination. Am J Pharm Educ. 2021; https://doi.org/10.5688/ajpe8591.
  • Park SK, Luu BT. Outcomes of adverse drug events reported with potentially inappropriate medications in older adults, 2004–2017. J Pharm Pract Res. 2021;51(2):137-144. https://doi.org/10.1002/jppr.1715
  • Le-Bucklin KV, Youm J, Wiechmann W, McRae D, Osborn M, Vega C, Park SK. #MDsToo: A student mistreatment prevention curriculum for faculty and residents. The Clinical Teacher. 2020; 17:1-5. https://doi.org/10.1111/tct.13211
  • Naples R, French JC, Lipman JM, Prabhu AS, Aiello A, Park SK. Personal statements in general surgery: An unrecognized role in the ranking process. J Surg Educ. 2020; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2020.03.021.
  • Park SK, Thigpen J, Lee IJ. Coverage of pharmacogenetic tests by private health insurance companies. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2020; 60(2):352-356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.japh.2019.10.003 
  • Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, Borchert JS, Slain D, Park SK, eds. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 11th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill, 2020.
  • Uba R, Ankoma-Darko K, Park SK. International comparison of mitigation strategies for addressing opioid misuse: a systematic review. J Am Pharm Assoc. 2020; 60(1):195-204.
  • Vos SS, Brown MM, Cardello EA, Dintzner MR, MacKinnon III GE, Maroyka EM, Mbi P, Park SK, Weaver KK, Zeeman JM, Bradley-Baker LR, Plaza CM. The Report of the 2017-2018 Professional Affairs Standing Committee: The development of the preceptor self-assessment tool for entrustable professional activities for new graduates. Am J Pharm Ed. 2018; 82(7):7162.
  • Malone P, Malone M, Park SK, eds. Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2018.
  • Shield K, Park SK. Drug information resources. In: Drug Information: A Guide for Pharmacists. 6th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; January 2018.
  • Schwinghammer TL, Koehler JM, Borchert JS, Slain D, Park SK, eds. Pharmacotherapy Casebook: A Patient-Focused Approach. 10th ed. New York: McGraw-Hill; 2017.
  • Park SK, Purnell MC, Freeman MK. Preference and frequency of mobile app use for drug information among student pharmacists. J Pharm Technol. 2017; 33(3):87-95.
  • Worrall CL, Aistrope DS, Cardello EA, Fulginiti KS, Jordan RP, Martin SJ, McGrath K, Park SK, Shepler B, Walen K, Bradley-Baker LR. Priming the preceptor pipeline: Collaboration, resources, and recognition. The report of the 2015-2016 Professional Affairs Standing Committee. Am J Pharm Educ. 2016; 80(9) Article S19.
  • Park SK. Pharmacogenomics: Solving pain problems with genetic clues. Pharmacy Today. 2013; 19(9):50-2. http://pharmacytoday.org/article/S1042-0991(15)31186-5/fulltext
  • Haines ST, Park SK. Vitamin D supplementation: What’s known, what to do, and what’s needed. Pharmacotherapy. 2012; 32:354-82.
  • Polli JE, Kim S, Martin BR. Weight uniformity of split tablets required by a Veterans Affairs policy. J Manag Care Spec Pharm. 2003; 9:305-12.

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship
  • Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy