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Tae Woo (Ted) Park, MD

Dr. Park is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry in the Department of Psychiatry. He received his MD from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and completed residency training in adult psychiatry and a fellowship in addiction psychiatry at UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital (WPH). Dr. Park previously held academic appointments at Brown University and Boston University before returning to Pittsburgh. Dr. Park’s research focuses on overdose in patients using opioids (particularly with concurrent benzodiazepine use), as well as addiction treatment in general medical settings. He is currently principal investigator of a National Institute on Drug Abuse-funded K23 grant investigating distress tolerance and benzodiazepine discontinuation in opioid agonist therapy.

Some of Dr. Park's recent papers are:

​Pre-Paid Phone Distribution: A Tool for Improving Healthcare Engagement for People with Substance Use Disorder
Alyssa F Peterkin, Raagini Jawa, Kalil Menezes, Jacqueline You, Howard Cabral, Glorimar Ruiz-Mercado, Tae Woo Park, Jessica Kehoe, Jessica L Taylor, Zoe M Weinstein
Substance Use & Misuse, January 25, 2023

Ambivalence and Stigma Beliefs About Medication Treatment Among Young Adults With Opioid Use Disorder: A Qualitative Exploration of Young Adults' Perspectives
Sarah M Bagley, Samantha F Schoenberger, Vanessa dellaBitta, Karsten Lunze, Kendyl Barron, Scott E Hadland, Tae Woo Park
Journal of Adolescent Health, October 8, 2022