Eliza "Leeza" Park
UNC Hospitals - Chapel Hill
Education and Training:
B.A., History, Yale University
M.D., University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry
Residency, Harvard Longwood Psychiatry Residency Training Program
Fellowship, Psychosomatic Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Dr. Eliza “Leeza” Park is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Clinically, she serves as a psychiatrist for the Comprehensive Cancer Support Program where she specializes in treatment of patients with cancer, particularly those with advanced illness. Her research focuses on the intersection of psychiatry, palliative medicine and oncology and specifically, how advanced cancer in patients with dependent children influences parental end-of-life and mental health outcomes and bereavement in their families. She has conducted research examining psychological distress in parents with advanced cancer, depression in bereaved caregiversr, and pharmacologic treatment of depression in patients with cancer. She is currently supported by a KL2 career development award to study the treatment decision-making and psychological distress of parents with advanced cancer.