Marie Rienzo joined the ODP Communications Team in September 2016. As a member of the ODP, Ms. Rienzo supports a variety of communications 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 nonprofit 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.