Eunhee Park, PhD, RN, APHN-BC

Assistant Professor

Eunhee Park.

School of Nursing
University at Buffalo
201 E Wende Hall
Buffalo, NY 14214-3079

PHONE: 716-829-3701


Eunhee Park's program of research is focused on health promotion with the use of technology and community-based approaches to find new ways to promote individual health, particularly for adolescents. Her research pursues three lines of inquiry, including: (1) utilizing digital media and technology, focusing on Internet and media production, (2) understanding the mechanisms of health behaviors and promotion, and (3) linking individual health with community, and developing community-based health promotion.


  • BSN, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Republic of Korea, 2005
  • MSN, Public Health Nursing Leadership, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2012
  • PhD, Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2015

Areas of Research

  • Adolescent health behaviors
  • Smoking and substance abuse prevention
  • Community health
  • Digital media use for health promotion

Teaching Responsibilities

  • NGC 502 Applied Informatics to Evaluate Health Care Outcomes
  • NGC 518 Health Promotion and Epidemiologic Methods

Recent Publications

Kwon, M., Park, E., & Dickerson, S. (2019). Adolescent substance use and its association to sleep disturbances: A systematic literature review. Sleep Health: Journal of the National Sleep Foundation, 5(4), 382-394.

Park, E., Kwon, M., Gaughan, M. R., Livingston, J. A., & Chang, Y. P. (2019). Listening to adolescents: Their perceptions and information sources about e-cigarettes. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 48, 82-91.

Erausquin, J. T., Bartlett, R, McCoy, T. P., & Park, E. (2019). Trajectories of suicide ideation and attempts from early adolescence to mid-adulthood: Associations with race/ethnicity. Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 1-10. 

Kim, E., Park, E., & Kim, H. (2019). Gender differences in multilevel factors associated with adolescent smoking experimentation and age of initiation. Journal of School Nursing. Advance online publication.

Kim, H., Park, E., Lee, S., Kim, M., Park, E., & Hong, S. (2018). Self-management of chronic diseases among older Korean adults: An mHealth training, protocol and feasibility study. Journal of Medical Internet Research Mhealth and UHealth, 6(6), e147.

Park, E., & Jang, B. (2018). Using disciplinary literacy strategies to prevent youth substance and smoking use. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 29(4), 235-243.

Park, E., & Kwon, M. (2018). Health-related internet use by children and adolescents: Systematic review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 20(4). doi:10.2196/jmir.7731

Park, E., McCoy, T. P., Erausquin, J. T., & Bartlett, R. (2018). Trajectories of risk behaviors across adolescence and young adulthood: The role of race and ethnicity. Addictive Behaviors, 76, 1-7. doi:10.1016/j.addbeh.2017.07.014

Park, E., Kulbok, P. A., Keim-Malpass, J., Drake, E., & Kennedy, M. (2017). Adolescent smoking prevention: Feasibility and effect of participatory video production. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 36, 197-204. doi:10.1016/j.pedn.2017.07.001

Thatcher, E., Park, E., & Kulbok, P. A. (2017). Working together: Collaboration, coalition building, and community organizing. In M. Truglio-Londrigan & S. B. Lewenson (Eds.), Public health nursing: Practicing population-based care (3rd ed., pp. 319-337). Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning.

Park, E., Choi, S., & Duffy, S. (2016). Effect of re-randomization in a randomized controlled trial study for smoking cessation. American Journal of Health Behavior, 40(5) 667-674. doi:10.5993/AJHB.40.5.14

Park, E., Kim, H., & Steinhoff, A. (2016). Health-related Internet use by informal caregivers of children and adolescents: A systematic literature review. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(3), e57. doi:10.2196/jmir.4124

Kulbok, P. A., Meszaros, P. S., Bond, D. C., Thatcher, E., Park, E., Kimbrell, M., & Smith-Gregory, T. (2015). Youth as partners in a community participatory project for substance use prevention. Family & Community Health, 38(1), 3-11. doi:10.1097/FCH.0000000000000061

Park, E., & Drake, E. (2015). Systematic review: Internet-based program for youth smoking prevention and cessation. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 47(1), 43-50.

Peterson, N. E., Moss, K. O., Milbrath, G. R., von Gaudecker, J. R., Park, E., & Chung, M. (2015). Qualitative analysis of student perceptions of bachelor of science-to-doctor of philosophy in nursing programs. Journal of Nursing Education54(10), 542-549. doi:

Kulbok, P. A., Thatcher, E., Park, E., & Meszaros, P. S. (2012). Evolving public health nursing roles: Focus on community participatory health promotion and prevention. OJIN: The Online Journal of Issues in Nursing ,17(2), 1. doi:10.3912/OJIN.Vol17No02Man01

Honors and Awards

Public Health Nursing Scholarship, American Public Health Association

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Gamma Kappa Chapter