Professor Park has achieved his DVM and MS at College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University, Korea. In 1991, he has obtained his PhD in veterinary microbiology at Washington State University, US. He has worked at National Veterinary Research Institute for 18 years starting from 1978 to 1995 until he moved to Professor at College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University.
He has been appointed as an adjunct Professor at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University since 1996 and has been also appointed as an affiliate professor at Mississippi State University since 2013.
Prof. Park has served as a dean of College of Veterinary Medicine, SNU from 2007 and honored as fellow at Korean Academy of Science and Technology. During 2008-2010, Professor Park has served as a president of Asian Association of Veterinary Schools (AAVS), and also a president of the Korean Society of Food Hygiene and Safety and a president of Korean Society for Zoonoses and chairperson of Korean Society of Veterinary Science. From 2011 to 2014, he has worked as a commissioner at the Animal, Plant, Fisheries, Quarantine and Inspection Agency, Ministry of Agriculture, KOREA. Currently, he has returned to the previous position as a professor, College of Veterinary Medicine, Seoul National University. Recently he was appointed as a chair of Antimicrobial Resistance Committee at FAO. He has published more than 240 papers, mainly pathogenesis and antimicrobial resistance of zoonotic diseases, at referred journals and got 20 patents and wrote 6 book chapters.