BU-CTSI KL2 Awardee: Dr. Tae Woo Park

During his research fellowship in Boston, Dr. Park conducted studies on mental health and addiction in primary care settings and the risks of benzodiazepine use in patients taking opioids for pain or addiction. While at Brown University, Dr. Park focused on research that assists patients in reducing benzodiazepine use in opioid maintenance treatment. He also helped develop the Brown University Addiction Medicine Fellowship, an American Board of Addiction Medicine-accredited addiction fellowship. As the Associate Program Director of the fellowship, he was involved in clinical and didactic teaching of fellows and residents. At Boston Medical Center, Dr. Park is involved in delivering buprenorphine maintenance treatment in the Department of Psychiatry, treating patients with co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders in GIM, treating young adult patients in the CATALYST program, and educating community providers in opioid addiction treatment as a part of the Opioid ECHO program

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