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Summer Parrott

Contributing Faculty

Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences

Degree Program Ph.D. Health Education and Promotion

Summer D. Parrott received her PhD in Health Education and Promotion at Walden University in February of 2021. She currently serves as a Dissertation Committee Member for the Health Education and Promotion Department at Walden University. She has served in this role since April 2021. Dr. Parrott began as a Teaching Assistant at Walden University in the Health Sciences Department in 2018 until she graduated in 2021. Dr. Parrott is a Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES). Dr. Parrott has also worked in the areas of both private and public health and parent education through Six Dimensional Wellness and Early Headstart. Her areas of professional expertise include holistic wellness, psychosocial support, the effects of stress on health, childhood ACEs, neuroplasticity, and prenatal stress. In additional to running two small businesses, Dr. Parrott is very active in her community, serving in executive roles on many local boards.​​​​


BS, Northwest Missouri State - Maryville, MO United States

BS, Northwest Missouri State University - Maryville, MO United States

MA, Liberty University - Lynchburg, TN United States

Masters of Philosophy, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

PhD, Walden University - Minneapolis, MN United States

Public Service

Carroll Area Moms, Organizer - Carroll, IA United States

Court Appointed Special Advocate, Participant - Carroll, IA United States

Beta Sigma Phi, President - , IA United States

Carroll Community of Concern, President - Carroll, IA United States

Carroll Public Library, President - Carroll, IA United States