Jo-Anne Rizzotto, MEd, RDN, LDN, CDE, is Director of Educational Services at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA. She is a registered dietitian and a certified diabetes educator with over 25 years of clinical, research, management and industry experience and is a key member of the clinic leadership team. Jo-Anne is co-chair and an active member of the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators Exam Board. Jo-Anne has a proven track record of managing many facets of quality assurance and improvement with documented outcomes including advancing the use of technologies in the clinic for the management of diabetes. Jo-Anne establishes, directs and manages all aspects of diabetes education programs including overall direction, content, design, delivery, budgeting and staff management. She ensures all programs and staff delivering education meet the highest quality standards and do so with the highest level of efficiency and effectiveness. Jo-Anne participates in and has been the co-principle investigator in numerous clinical research studies. Jo-Anne chairs and participates in a variety of high level selection committees, clinical guideline committees, publication review committees and academic promotion committees. She also chairs the quality committee with the General Counsel at the Joslin in addition to the Clinic policy and procedure committee.

M.Ed.-University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA -Education- Instructional Design
Dietetic Internship-Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (formerly Beth Israel Hospital), Boston, MA
BS-Simmons College, Boston, MA -Food and Nutrition

  • Technology
  • Nutrition

Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 309-2457

jo-anne.rizzotto [at] joslin.harvard.edu