Dr. Denise Wall-Parilo

Dr. Denise Wall Parilo

Title: Assistant Professor
Joined School of Nursing: 2001

Office: Folsom Hall 2008
Email: walld@csus.edu
Office Phone: 916-278-7258

Mailing Address:
Sacramento State - School of Nursing
6000 J Street
Sacramento, CA 95819-6096

Professional Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco
  • M.S.N., California State University, Sacramento
  • B.S.N., California State University, Sacramento

Certifications and Credentials

  • State of California Public Health Nurse
  • PALS, Pediatric Advanced Life Support Certification


  • Nursing 138 – Nursing the Childrearing Family
  • Nursing 139 – Nursing the Childrearing Family: Assessment & Skill Acquisition

Research Interests

  • Children’s Health
  • Overweight & Obesity
  • Service Learning

Professional Activities

  • Sigma Theta Tau, International Honor Society of Nursing, Zeta Eta Chapter
  • American Nurses Association
  • American Red Cross, Sacramento-Sierra Chapter
  • Sacramento State Alumni Association, Nursing Chapter
  • Fullbright Association

Publications, Grants, and Awards

  • Parsh, B., & Wall Parilo, D. (in press), Advice PRN: Can providers refuse to care for patients without immunizations?, Nursing2012.
  • Contributing Author to: Lagerquist, S., Davis’ NCLEX-RN Success (3rd Ed.) (2012), Philadelphia: F.A. Davis Co.
  • Chen, J., Wall, D., Kennedy, C., Unnithan, V., & Yeh, C. (2007). Predictors of increased body mass index in Chinese children, Progress in Cardiovascular Nursing, (22)3, 138-144.
  • Tobar, K., Wall, D., Parsh, B., Sampson, J. (2007). Use of 12-hour clinical shifts in nursing education. Nurse Educator, (32)5, 1-2.
  • Raingruber, B., Hill, J., Rutan, P., Shade, K., Wall, D., Roseberry McKibbin, C., Kennedy, R., Eggman, S., Robinson, C., Afshar, N. (2006). Sharing knowledge: A comparison of high and low tech approaches to developing nursing expertise,The International Journal of Knowledge, Culture, and Change Management, (6)10, 15-24.
  • Recipient, Outstanding Advisor Award, Sacramento State Student Actvities, 2007
  • Recipient, The Lois Roth Endowment, Roth-Thompson Grant, 1999