Samuel K. Parrish
Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Associate Professor of Medical Sciences
BS, College of Charleston; MD, Medical University of South Carolina
Frank H Netter, MD, School of Medicine, Academic and Student Affairs
Medicine, Nursing, Health Sci 211H
I currently serve as the Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine at Quinnipiac University.
2001- 2012 Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions, Drexel University College of Medicine 2001-2012 Associate Professor of Pediatrics-Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Drexel University College of Medicine 1997-2001 Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine 1997-2001 Director, Student Health and Wellness Center, Johns Hopkins University 1992-1997 Associate Professor of Pediatrics, East Carolina University School of Medicine 1992-1997 Director of Adolescent Medicine, Director, Pediatric Residency Training, East Carolina University School of Medicine, Greenville, NC 1984-1992 Director of Adolescent Medicine, Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 1982-1984 Fellow, Adolescent Medicine, Long Island Jewish-Hillside Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY 1982 Chief Resident in Child Health, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 1979- 1982, Resident in Child Health, University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO 1975-1979 Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC Doctor of Medicine 1971-1975 The College of Charleston, Charleston, SC BS Chemistry
Prior to joining the staff of the Frank H. Netter, MD School of Medicine, I served as the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Admissions at the Drexel University College of Medicine. I have had the opportunity to be active in the Association of American Medical Colleges, serving as the Northeast Group on Student Affairs' representative to the Committee on Student Affairs and subsequently serving as the National Chair for the Committee on Student Affairs. I have served as a member of the Innovation Lab Working Group addressing changes to the MCAT examination as well as the Medical Student Performance Evaluation working group, the Oversite Committee for the Visiting Student Application Service, the Working Group for Criminal Background Checks, and the Residency Training Assessment Group with the AAMC. On the regional level, I have served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Northeast Group on Student Affairs.
Selected Workshops & Presentations
I have presented at regional and national conferences of the Association of American Medical Colleges on the following topics: Student Affairs- A developmental Approach Addressing the needs of LGBT students Medical Students in Distress- recognizing and serving the most vulnerable Medical Student Emergencies Implementation of a Career Development Center in a medical school setting Recognizing and Addressing Mental Health Concerns in a medical school setting LGBT Support Services- Our Successes and Challenges Effective Advising for LGBT Applicants
Honors & Awards
I have been honored as the recipient of teaching awards at East Carolina University and Drexel University College of Medicine. I was the recipient of the Gillman Cup for service to the student body of Johns Hopkins University. I have received the student body Golden Apple for service several times during my tenure at Drexel University College of Medicine.
My undergraduate education was in Chemistry at the College of Charleston. Since completing my medical school and residency training, my educational interests have focused on prevention and treatment of substance abuse.