Dean, Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine
Nancy L. Parsley, DPM, MHPE, Dean of the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine. Dr. Parsley holds a Bachelors of Arts degree in Business Management from Mundelein College and graduated Cum Laude with a Doctorate in Podiatric Medicine from the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine, in Chicago, Illinois. Dr. Parsley completed three years of podiatric surgical residency training at the Northern Virginia Podiatric Residency Program, which included post-graduate training in Lower Extremity Reconstructive Plastic Surgery at the Georgetown University Medical Center, in Washington, DC. Additionally, Dr. Parsley received her Masters Degree in Health Professions Education from the University of Illinois at Chicago in Chicago, Illinois Her thesis, “Podiatric Medical Students’ Perceptions of Professionalism in the Clinic Setting: A Qualitative Analysis”, won the 2011 Best Thesis Award.
Upon completion of her residency training,Dr. Parsley joined the United States Congress as a Congressional Fellow, in Washington, DC. She then went on to private practice while also becoming a fundamental part of the American Podiatric Medical Association as its Policy and Practice Officer before being promoted as the Director of Health Policy and Practice, in Bethesda,Maryland. In 2007, Dr. Parsley joined the Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine as the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery.
Dr. Parsley has served on numerous professional committees and received many honors and awards, including the Scholl College Alumnus of the Year and Presidential Honor in 2003, recognition as one of the Top 100 Most Influential Podiatrists in 2007,2011, and 2012, and honorable mention for the Annual Podiatry Management Lifetime Achievement Award in 2009 and 2010. Dr. Parsley serves as Chair of the Council of Deans of the American Association of Colleges of Podiatric Medicine and is a member of the American Podiatric Medical Association and Illinois Podiatric Medical Association.
Dr. William M. Scholl College of Podiatric Medicine