VICKI M. PARK, Ph.D., M.S., B.A.

Associate Professor
Assistant Dean
Exe Dean-Coll of Medicine

MEMPHIS TN 381630000
Tel: (901) 448-7174


  • Yale University, PhD, Biology, 1983
  • Johns Hopkins University, BA, Biology, 1979

Certification and Licensure

  • American Board of Medical Genetics, Clinical Molecular Genetics
  • American Board of Medical Genetics, Clinical Cytogenetics
  • Medical Laboratory Director, State of Tennessee, Clinical Molecular Diagnostics & Clinical Cytogenetics

Society Memberships

  • American Society of Human Genetics
  • American College of Medical Genetics and Genomics, Founding Fellow PhD
  • Association for Molecular Pathology
  • Association of Professors of Human & Medical Genetics


  1. Park, VM, Mason, BC, Krushkal, J, Li, R, Riely, C, Fleckenstein, J. Hepatitis C hypervariable region 1: association of reduced selection pressure in african americans with treatment failure. Dig Dis Sci, 52 (10), 2540-9, 2007.
  2. Kutteh, WH, Park, VM, Deitcher, SR. Hypercoagulable state mutation analysis in white patients with early first-trimester recurrent pregnancy loss. Fertil Steril, 71 (6), 1048-53, 1999.
  3. Kechli, AM, Wilimas, JA, Pui, CH, Park, VM, Tonkel, S, Deitcher, SR. Factor V Leiden and other hypercoagulable state mutations are not associated with osteonecrosis during or after treatment for pediatric malignancy. J Pediatr, 134 (3), 310-4, 1999.
  4. Park, VM, Kenwright, KA, Sturtevant, DB, Pivnick, EK. Alternative splicing of exons 29 and 30 in the neurofibromatosis type 1 gene. Hum Genet, 103 (4), 382-5, 1998.
  5. Park, VM, Pivnick, EK. Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): a protein truncation assay yielding identification of mutations in 73% of patients. J Med Genet, 35 (10), 813-20, 1998.
  6. Park, EA, Steffen, ML, Song, S, Park, VM, Cook, GA. Cloning and characterization of the promoter for the liver isoform of the rat carnitine palmitoyltransferase I (L-CPT I) gene. Biochem J, 330 ( Pt 1), 217-24, 1998.
  7. Gross, SJ, Tharapel, AT, Phillips, OP, Shulman, LP, Pivnick, EK, Park, VM. A jumping Robertsonian translocation: a molecular and cytogenetic study. Hum Genet, 98 (3), 291-6, 1996.
  8. Phillips, OP, Tharapel, AT, Lerner, JL, Park, VM, Wachtel, SS, Shulman, LP. Risk of fetal mosaicism when placental mosaicism is diagnosed by chorionic villus sampling. Am J Obstet Gynecol, 174 (3), 850-5, 1996.
  9. Park, VM, Bravo, RR, Shulman, LP. Double non-disjunction in maternal meiosis II giving rise to a fetus with 48,XXX,+21. J Med Genet, 32 (8), 650-3, 1995.
  10. Park, VM, Smith, ME, Knight, MT, Rock, MJ. A family study describing second cousins with cystic fibrosis and no common ancestor who is a carrier. J Med Genet, 32 (5), 401-2, 1995.
  11. Park, VM, Bravo, RR, Price, JO, Simpson, JL, Elias, S. A model system using fetal hemoglobin to distinguish fetal cells enriched from maternal blood. Ann N Y Acad Sci, 731, 133-5, 1994.