Marie Rienzo joined the ODP Communications Team in September 2016. As a member of the ODP, Ms. Rienzo supports a variety of communication efforts including promoting collaborative prevention research projects; disseminating the best available methods; and increasing the visibility of prevention research at the NIH and across the nation.
Before joining the ODP, Ms. Rienzo served as a technical writer/editor at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, where she was responsible for developing patient education materials, managing social media efforts, and helping plan conferences with non-profit health organizations. She has also worked on childhood obesity, type 2 diabetes, and access to primary care.
Ms. Rienzo received her master’s degree from Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.