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Burke Rehabilitation Hospital’s Chief Medical Officer Honored by Crain’s New York Business as a Leader in Healthcare

Released August 7, 2018

Burke Rehabilitation Hospital Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Mooyeon Oh-Park, MD, MS was named a “Notable Woman in Healthcare” by Crain’s New York Business. The special section appears in the Aug. 6th issue.

            Crain’s describes the Notable Women feature as a celebration of female professionals working in healthcare who have impacted New York City and the surrounding area in major ways. It honors their professional, civic and philanthropic achievements.

            Dr. Oh-Park is known internationally as a researcher in the field of aging and mobility. She is the recipient of 14 teaching awards and serves in leadership roles on various professional associations and editorial boards including the American Journal of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation. She joined the Burke team in April of this year.

            “Crain’s New York has an amazing reputation for having its finger on the pulse of the healthcare industry,” Dr. Oh-Park said. “To be included in their Notable Women feature truly is an honor.”

            Prior to coming to Burke, Dr. Oh-Park worked at the Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation and the Kessler Foundation where she was the director of geriatric rehabilitation and the research scientist. She was also the vice chair of education at the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. In her previous roles, Dr. Oh-Park was responsible for the development of high-quality care models for inpatient and outpatient settings as well as system integration of clinical practice, research and education.

“I’m tremendously proud of Dr. Oh-Park for being named to this prestigious group,” Burke President and CEO Jeffrey Menkes said. “This recognition shows Dr. Oh-Park’s commitment to providing the highest level of rehabilitative care. She is a wonderful example for all of us at Burke to follow.”

            Dr. Oh-Park received her medical degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. She also holds a Master of Science in Clinical Research from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in the Bronx. She is Board Certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Electrodiagnosis/Neuromuscular medicine, and Sports Medicine.

Dr. Oh-Park’s write-up can be found at: http://www.crainsnewyork.com/assets/pdf/CN11652782.PDF

 

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