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Lawrence Park

Associate Professor of Medicine and Global Health
Infection Control Epidemiologist, Veterans Affairs Medical Center
School of Medicine
Trent 223A
(919) 681-7712
Larry Park


Larry Park, PhD, joined the Duke Global Health Institute in 2013 as adjunct faculty and the DGHI Research Design and Analysis Core (formerly the DGHI Biostatistics Core) in July 2014. Dr. Park holds a PhD in epidemiology from UNC Chapel Hill and master's degrees in computer science and electrical engineering from the Johns Hopkins School of Engineering. He has spent many years in basic science (protein chemistry, molecular biology, immunology and viral evolution).

His current research interests and collaborations include respiratory infectious disease, HIV and HCV infection and their effects on chronic disease, cardiovascular disease and endocarditis, healthcare cost and utilization, hospital infection control and prevention, the application of advanced statistical methods in epidemiology, analysis of longitudinal data, survival analysis and methods for causal inference in observational epidemiology.

Recent Publications

Pericàs, JM, Messina, JA, Garcia-de-la-Mària, C, Park, L, Sharma-Kuinkel, BK, Marco, F, Wray, D, Kanafani, ZA, Carugati, M, Durante-Mangoni, E, Tattevin, P, Chu, VH, Moreno, A, Fowler, VG, Miró, JM, & International Collaboration on Endocarditis Microbiology Investigators, . (2017, August). Influence of vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration on the outcome of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus left-sided infective endocarditis treated with antistaphylococcal β-lactam antibiotics: a prospective cohort study by the International Collaboration on Endocarditis. Clinical Microbiology and Infection : the Official Publication of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, 23 (8), 544-549.
Lauridsen, TK, Park, L, Selton-Suty, C, Peterson, G, Dickerman, S, Cecchi, E, Habib, G, Johansson, M, Lerakis, S, Tamin, S, Thuny, F, Bermejo, J, Pare, C, Bruun, NE, Chu, V, Fowler, V, Wang, A, & Crowley, AL. (2017, March 21). ECHOCARDIOGRAPHIC PREDICTORS FOR IN-HOSPITAL AND 1-YEAR OUTCOMES IN LEFT-SIDED INFECTIVE ENDOCARDITIS: AN ANALYSIS FROM THE INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION ON ENDOCARDITIS-PROSPECTIVE ECHO COHORT STUDY. 66th Annual Scientific Session and Expo of the American-College-of-Cardiology (ACC). Washington, DC. ELSEVIER SCIENCE INC.

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