Faculty Profile for Dr. Gloria Youngju Park

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Dr. Gloria Youngju Park
Assistant Professor — St. David's School of Nursing
Nursing Building 317
phone: (512) 716-4566

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Park earned PhD in Nursing Science from University of Washington, Seattle, WA in 2013, MSN from Yale University, New Haven, CT in 2004, BSN from Husson University, Bangor, ME in 2002, and ADN from Red Cross of College of Nursing, Seoul, Korea. Dr. Park is currently appointed as an assistant professor in St. David's School of Nursing at Texas State University.

Teaching Interests

Family nurse practitioner courses including advanced pathophysiology, health assessment, primary care, and clinical practicums.

Research Interests

Dr. Park's research interests include parenting and adolescents’ psychosocial well-being, global health nursing, and nursing education. She would like to continue to provide parenting programs to Asian immigrant parents and expand to Hispanic communities to improve parent-child relationship and promote psychosocial and emotional well-being of children.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Yang, Y., Park, G. Y., & Lee, K. E. (2022). The best-worst scaling approach: prioritizing burdensome menopause symptoms among Cambodian women. Women & Health, 62(4), 325–335. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1080/03630242.2022.2068736

Selected Grants

  • Park, Gloria Youngju (Principal), Garcia, Theresa J (Co-Principal). Effect of a Culturally Focused Parenting Program on Korean Parents and Children: A Randomized Controlled Trial, Texas State University, $15979. (Submitted: October 2022, Funded: January 2023 - Present). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Professional Development Committee
January 2024-Present
Hope Medical Clinic
College Curriculum Committee
University Curriculum Committee
September 2023-Present
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Korean Academy of Nursing
January 2023-Present