Attention Joslin Patients:

Mask wearing and COVID-19 screening will continue at Joslin until further notice per the Governor’s latest update for health care facilities. To expedite building entry, please access COVID Pass the day of your on-site appointment to answer screening questions to receive a pass. We encourage all Joslin patients, including kids 12 and over, to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Also, please see our main COVID-19 web page for important updates regarding the availability of telehealth appointments at Joslin.
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Dr. Joanna Mitri received her medical degree in Lebanon and completed her training in Advanced Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism Fellowship at Tufts Medical Center. She completed her Master’s Program in Clinical and Translational Science at Tufts University.

Dr. Mitri’s clinical interest is cardiovascular disease prevention in patients with diabetes through a multidisciplinary approach. She established the cardiometabolic clinic and supports the Latino Diabetes Initiative at Joslin Diabetes Center.

Dr. Mitri performed substantial research on the association between nutrition and lifestyle and cardiometabolic disease. She has led multiple clinical trials in nutrition and has published her research findings on nutrition and cardiometabolic disease in high-impact peer-reviewed journals. She co-chairs the Joslin Clinical Practice Guideline. She participated in the Consensus Report on Nutrition Therapy for adults with diabetes or pre-diabetes with the American Diabetes Association. 

In addition to her clinical and research roles, she serves as the Associate Medical Director of the Care Advisory and Affiliates program. In this role, she leads a multidisciplinary team in order to support the affiliate centers in developing the best and most cost-effective services for patients and to foster health system alliances in diabetes care and education delivery.

Medical School
Lebanese Univeristy, Faculty of Medical Sciences

Internship
Boston University- Roger William Hospital

Residency
Boston University- Roger William Hospital

Fellowship
Tufts Medical Center , Advanced Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism Fellowship (Academic research track)

Specialty Training
Tufts University, Master Degree in Clinical and Translational Science 

Board Certification
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty Certification in Endocrinology and Metabolism

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Contact Information

Office Phone

(617) 309-2440

joanna.mitri [at] joslin.harvard.edu