Chanhyun Park, Ph.D., M.Pharm., M.Ed., R.Ph.

Dr. Chanhyun Park

Assistant Professor of Health Outcomes

Dr. Chanhyun Park is a Health Outcomes Researcher and Assistant Professor in the Health Outcomes Division. She received her bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from Sookmyung Women’s University in Seoul, South Korea. She received two master’s degrees: one in Clinical Pharmacy from Sookmyung Women’s University and one in Quantitative Methods from The University of Texas at Austin. She also earned her Ph.D. from The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy. Upon graduation, she worked as a Health Economist at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and an Assistant Professor at Northeastern University School of Pharmacy.

Her research interests are comprised of the assessment of clinical, economic, and humanistic outcomes of healthcare services and products through the application of advanced quantitative methodologies. She has a broad research framework that includes pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacoeconomics, health economics, meta-analysis, and machine learning. With this framework, she seeks to assess the patterns of treatment, identify potential adverse events of treatment, estimate healthcare utilization and costs, and examine health disparities. Her current research program focuses on geriatric oncology and cardio-oncology.

Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., The University of Texas at Austin
M.Pharm, Sookmyung Women’s University
B.Pharm, Sookmyung Women’s University

Research Profile
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Selected Recent Publications
*Denotes student(s)/trainee(s) at the time of the study.

CORE Area: Patient-Centered Outcomes Research

Park C, Park SK*, Woo A*, Ng BP. Health-related quality of life among elderly breast cancer patients treated with adjuvant endocrine therapy: A U.S Medicare population-based study. Quality of Life Research. 2022 Jan 22. doi: 10.1007/s11136-021-03059-x. 

Park C, Briesacher BA, Kim D. Association of social isolation of long-term care facilities in the United States with 30-day mortality. JAMA Network Open2021;4(6):e2113361. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.13361.

Kim D, Park C, Briesacher BA. Socially-isolated neighborhoods and the risk of all-cause mortality among nursing home residents in the United States: A multilevel study. Preventive Medicine Reports. 2020;13;21:101285. doi: 10.1016/j.pmedr.2020.101285.

Riley E*, Chang J, Park C, Kim S, Song I. Hypertension and health-related quality of life (HRQoL): evidence from the U.S. Hispanic population. Clinical Drug Investigation. 2019;39(9):899-908. doi:10.1007/s40261-019-00814-4.

Park C, Tan X, Patel IB, Reiff A, Balkrishnan R, Chang J. Racial health disparities among special health care needs children with mental disorders: Do medical homes cater to their needs? Journal of Primary Care and Community Health. 2014;5(4):253-262. doi: 10.1177/2150131914539814.

CORE Area: Healthcare Systems Research

Park C, Ng BP, Kim K. Inability to access to healthcare due to COVID-19 among elderly Medicare beneficiaries in the United States. American Journal of Managed Care. 2022;28(2):75-80.

Ng BP, Park C, Silverman CL*, Eckhoff DO, Guest JC, Diaz DA. Accessibility and utilisation of telehealth services among older adults during COVID-19 pandemic in the United States. Health & Social Care in the Community. 2022 Jan 6. doi: 10.1111/hsc.13709. 

He Q*, Silverman CL*, Park C, Tiu GF, Ng BP. Prescription drug coverage satisfaction, cost-reducing behavior and medication nonadherence among Medicare beneficiaries with type 2 diabetes. Journal of Managed Care & Specialty Pharmacy. 2021;27(6):696-705. doi: 10.18553/jmcp.2021.27.6.696.

Ng BP, Park C. The role of media sources for COVID-19 information on engaging in recommended preventive behaviors among Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥ 65 yearsJournal of Gerontology: Social Science. 2021 May 8;gbab083. doi: 10.1093/geronb/gbab083. 

Ng BP, Park C. Accessibility of telehealth services among Medicare beneficiaries aged ≥ 65 years during COVID-19Preventing Chronic Disease. 2021 Jul 1;18:E65. doi: 10.5888/pcd18.210056.

CORE Area: Health Economics and Outcomes Research

Park C, Park SK*, Upshaw JN, Schonberg MA. In-hospital mortality, length of stay, and hospital costs for hospitalized breast cancer patients with comorbid-heart failure in the USA. Current Medical Research and Opinion. 2022;37(12):2043-2047. doi: 10.1080/03007995.2021.1980775.

Park SK*, Ng BP, Chun H*, Park C. Hospital outcomes of male breast cancer in the United States. American Journal of Managed Care. 2021;27(6):e181-e187. doi: 10.37765/ajmc.2021.88666.

Park SK*, Park L*, Silverman C*, Heo JH, Park C. Association of congestive heart failure with hospital outcomes among renal cancer patients in the United States: analysis of nationwide inpatient sample. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research. 2021;21(3):395-402. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2021.1897576. 

Yu A*, Huang E*, Abe M*, An K*, Park SK*, Park C. Cost-effectiveness analyses of targeted therapy and immunotherapy for advanced non-small cell lung cancer: A systematic review. Expert Review of Pharmacoeconomics & Outcomes Research. 2021;21(3):381-393. doi: 10.1080/14737167.2021.1886928. 

Heo JH, Park C, Ghosh S*, Park SK*, Zivkovic M, Rascati KL. A network meta-analysis of efficacy and safety of first-line and second-line therapies for the management of metastatic renal cell carcinoma. Journal of Clinical Pharmacy and Therapeutics. 2021; 46(1):35-49. doi:10.1111/jcpt.13282.

Graduate Courses
PGS196S Seminar in Pharmacy (Topic: Databases in Health Outcomes Research)

PGS 390U Advanced Research Methods (Topic: Machine Learning)

Contact Information
Campus location:
PHR 3.210B

US Mail Address:
UT College of Pharmacy-Health Outcomes
2409 University Avenue, STOP A1930
Austin, TX 78712-1120

FEDEX Address:
2409 University Avenue
PHR 3.210B
The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, TX 78712