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Assistant Professor


Assistant Professor


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

Summary Statement:

Dr. Eliza “Leeza” Park is an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her clinical care and research focus on the intersection of psychiatry, palliative medicine and oncology.  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 medical, psychological, and end-of-life outcomes of parents with advanced cancer and their families. She is currently funded by a NCI K07 career development award to develop psychosocial interventions for parents with advanced cancer and their families.

Park Lab