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Viola Holmes, MS, RD, CDE

Undergraduate:  B.S. in Dietetics from James Madison University; M.S. in Health Sciences James Madison University

Other Credentials: Certified Diabetes Educator; Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management Professional Memberships: Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics, American Association of Diabetes Educators, Diabetes Care & Education Practice Group Professional Areas of Interest: Diabetes Care, Community Initiatives

Viola Holmes, MS, RD, CDE is a registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator.  She is also certified in adult weight management.  Viola has worked at the UVA Diabetes Education& Management Program since 2007; providing individualized and group diabetes self-management education and medical nutrition therapy for adults.  Additionally, Viola has a passion for community outreach and voluntarily shares her knowledge and skill to improve the health of those in our community.


Prior to this position at UVA Viola has had diverse work experiences, which include:  acute care clinical dietitian, director of nutrition services, corporate consultant dietitian, research nutritionist, adjunct faculty, and family and consumer science extension agent.