Executive Leadership & Expert Bios
Benjamin J. Park
Areas of Expertise
- Fungal diseases
Chief Epidemiologist, Mycotic Diseases Branch, Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases, NCEZID
Benjamin J. Park, MD, is Chief Epidemiologist with the Mycotic Diseases Branch, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in Atlanta, Georgia. Dr. Park is responsible for coordinating outbreak investigations and surveillance, as well as developing strategies to reduce the impact and occurrence of fungal diseases. Dr. Park received his bachelor's degree at Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, and his MD at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, New York. He completed his clinical rotations in internal medicine at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He began his career at the CDC in 2002 when he joined as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer. His professional interests include prevention and control of fungal diseases domestically and internationally.
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