Dr. Parrill serves as assistant professor of nursing. She received her B.S.N. from Cedarville in 1997, her M.S. with a concentration in Community Health Clinical Nurse Specialist from Wright State University in 2006, and her Ph.D. from Walden University. She serves on the missions committee at her local church. Parrill has been at Cedarville since 2005.
- Ph.D., Walden University
- M.S., Wright State University
- B.S.N., Cedarville University
Areas of Interest:
- Faith-based strategies to improve health
- Health disparities
- Public health nursing practice and education
Selected Scholarly Activities:
- Parrill, R. & Kennedy, B.R. (2011). Partnerships for health in the African-American community. Moving toward community-based participatory research. Journal of Cultural Diversity, 18(4), 150-154.
- Parrill, R. (2010, May). The future of nursing. Workshop presentation at the annual meeting of Christian Community Health Fellowship, Nashville, TN.
- Salladay, S., Shrubsole, J., & Parrill, R. (2008). The plea of the needy. Journal of Christian Nursing, 25(1), 51.
- Salladay, S.A., & Parrill, R. (2010). Working with the poor: Doing good or do gooder? Journal of Christian Nursing, 27(4), 292.
- Member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, 2006–present
- Member of Ohio Public Health Association and American Public Health Association, 2006–2010
- Christian Community Health Fellowship
- Neighborhood transformation
- Team leader to Togo, West Africa