Yikyung Park, ScD

Yikyung Park, ScD

Primary Academic Title

Associate Professor of Surgery, Division of Public Health Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Research Interest

Effects of diet, obesity, physical activity, smoking, and other lifestyles on cancer progression, recurrence and survival, and the development of second primary cancers.


  • 2005: PhD, nutritional epidemiology, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston


  • 2005 - 2007: Fellow, nutritional epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Rockville, Md.

Selected Research Publications

Outdoor light at night and risk of liver cancer in the NIH-AARP diet and health study.
  • Park Y, Ramirez Y, Xiao Q, [...] McGlynn KA
  • Cancer Causes Control 2022

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