Associate Professor at the Boston College Connell School of Nursing

Jinhee Park, PhD, RN

Associate Professor at the Boston College Connell School of Nursing
  • Clinical background as a NICU nurse and nurse scientist
  • Founding member of the Feeding Flock research team
  • Lead developer of the screening instruments of the PediEAT and NeoEAT
  • Co-lead developer of the ChOMPS
  • Co-developer of the PediEAT, NeoEAT, the Feeding Impact Scales, and the FaMM FEED assessment tools
  • Currently focusing on developing and testing interventions to reduce feeding difficulties in infants with complex medical conditions, including an ongoing NIH-funded clinical trial testing the biobehavioral efficacy of the semi-elevated side-lying position for feeding preterm infants (R21NR019874).
  • My research goal is to improve the understanding of feeding problems among vulnerable infants and young children, with an overall goal of supporting their health and developmental outcomes, and helping families manage their complex feeding needs