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Henry S. Park, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Therapeutic Radiology; Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Therapeutic Radiology; Chief, Thoracic Radiotherapy Program, Therapeutic Radiology; Chief, RefleXion Program, Therapeutic Radiology; Assistant Medical Director, Clinical Trials Office, Yale Cancer Center; Head of Advisory College, Purple College, Office of Student Affairs

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Henry S. Park, MD, MPH

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Dr. Henry S. Park is a board-certified radiation oncologist who serves as associate professor, vice chair for clinical research, and chief of thoracic radiotherapy for the Department of Therapeutic Radiology at the Yale School of Medicine. For the Yale Cancer Center, he is an assistant medical director of the Clinical Trials Office, through which he leads the radiation oncology committee and is associate leader of the lung clinical research team. For the medical school's Office of Student Affairs, he is the head of one of the six advisory colleges. He has previously held roles as the associate residency program director, medical student electives director, and continuing medical education director for radiation oncology.

Dr. Park received his undergraduate degree from Yale College, master's degree from the Harvard School of Public Health, and medical doctorate degree from the Yale School of Medicine. He completed his internal medicine internship at Harvard Medical School's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center before returning to Yale New Haven Hospital for his residency and chief residency in radiation oncology.

Dr. Park subspecializes in radiation therapy for lung cancer and head and neck cancer, maintaining a busy clinical practice in New Haven. He leads a wide-ranging research program in clinical trials, real-world evidence, and health services. He has co-authored over 135 peer-reviewed original research articles and 45 reviews, book chapters, invited editorials, and practice guidelines. He serves as an oral and written boards examiner for the American Board of Radiology and as an active committee member for the American Society for Radiation Oncology, American Radium Society, SWOG, ECOG-ACRIN, and NRG. He has been honored with multiple awards for his contributions to patient care, clinical research, and medical education.

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Education & Training

  • Residency
    Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine (2017)
  • Chief Residency
    Yale New Haven Hospital, Yale School of Medicine (2017)
  • Internship
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical School (2013)
  • MPH
    Harvard University, Biostatistics, Epidemiology, Decision Science (2012)
  • MD
    Yale University (2012)
  • BS
    Yale University, Music, Neurobiology (2007)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Outstanding Reviewer AwardInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal)2022
Educator of the Year AwardAssociation of Residents in Radiation Oncology (ARRO)2022
Clinician of the Year AwardDepartment of Therapeutic Radiology, Yale School of Medicine2021
Outstanding Reviewer AwardInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal)2020
Reviewer of the MonthJournal of Thoracic Diseases2020
Outstanding Reviewer AwardAdvances in Radiation Oncology2019
Outstanding Reviewer AwardInternational Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics (Red Journal)2018
Roentgen Resident/Fellow Research AwardRadiological Society of North America (RSNA)2017
Resident Poster Viewing Recognition Award (Clinical)American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)2016
Resident Digital Poster Recognition Award (Clinical)American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)2015
Travel GrantKorean Society for Radiation Oncology (KOSRO)2015
Young Investigator AwardInternational Gamma Knife Research Foundation (IGKRF)2015
Travel GrantKorean-American Society of Radiation Oncology (KASTRO)2014
Young Oncologist Travel GrantAmerican Radium Society (ARS)2014
Cum LaudeYale School of Medicine2012
Frank Parker PrizeYale School of Medicine2012
American Cancer Society PrizeYale School of Medicine2012
Young Oncologist Travel GrantAmerican Radium Society (ARS)2012
Young Oncologist Essay AwardAmerican Radium Society (ARS)2011

Professional Service

American Board of RadiologyOral Boards Examiner, Thoracic Cancers and Sarcomas Category2023 - Present
NRG OncologyHead and Neck Cancer General Committee, Head and Neck Health Equity and Diversity Working Group2021 - Present
ECOG-ACRIN Cancer Research GroupHead and Neck Core Committee2021 - Present
American Radium Society (ARS)Appropriateness Use Criteria Thoracic Committee2021 - Present
Frontiers in OncologyAssociate Editor2021 - Present
National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN)Kaposi Sarcoma and Cancer in People Living with HIV Guidelines Panels2021 - Present
National Cancer Institute (NCI)Previously Untreated Locally Advanced (PULA) Task Force, Head and Neck Steering Committee (HNSC)2021 - Present
American Board of Radiology (ABR)Written Boards Committee, Thoracic Cancers and Sarcomas Category2020 - Present
SWOG Cancer Research NetworkLung Committee, Lung Committee Liaison to the Radiation Oncology Committee2020 - Present
Cancers (Basel)Editorial Board Member2020 - Present
American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO)Committee on Health Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, Education Committee, Abstract Review Committee (Health Services Research, Head and Neck)2017 - Present
Journal of Thoracic DiseaseEditorial Board Member2016 - Present

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