Dr. Parise earned her DDS from the University of Michigan and completed a General Practice Residency at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Allen Park. Prior to dental school, Dr. Parise received her BSN (Bachelor of Science in Nursing) from Mercy College of Detroit and worked for the Visiting Nurse Association in the Detroit central office. Dr. Parise is currently a Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Patient Management and Program Director for the Advanced Education in General Dentistry (AEGD) residency program. Dr. Parise practices as a general dentist one day a week in the faculty practice clinic. Dr. Parise has served as Interim Assistant Dean for Clinic Administration, Interim Chairperson of the Department of Pediatric Dentistry, Director of Predoctoral Patient Care-University Health Center at Detroit Receiving Hospital and Group Practice Administrator for the fourth year dental students at the UDM Outer Drive campus.