JoEllen Condon, RDN, LD, CDE
Quality Control Director
Jo Ellen Condon holds a Bachelors’ Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from Virginia Tech and is a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator. Ms Condon has thirty plus years of dietetics and management experience. She originally started working alongside Core Health Partners when she was contracted by the Diabetes Alliance Network (DAN) to help redesign a better model for Diabetes Self-Management and Education. After her work with the Diabetes Alliance Network gained Recognition from the American Diabetes Association (ADA), Jo Ellen began taking a hands on approach with Core Health Partners as Quality Control Director of the diabetes self-management services.
Besides her role with Core Health Partners, JoEllen Condon provides diabetes education at the Anne Arundel Medical Group Diabetes and Endocrine Specialists Program in Annapolis, Maryland and she also consults with national organizations through her private practice, RDiabetes EmpowerMNT, LLC. Her national work focuses on diabetes program development and mentoring of new diabetes professionals.
Previously, Jo Ellen served as the National Managing Director of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Program (ERP). During her time at ADA, she was responsible for ADA’s status as a Medicare National Accrediting Organization for Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES). She also worked with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance (DAA), the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE), Indian Health Services (IHS), State Health department leaders. As director of the Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), she managed the ERP National Committee, fifty ERP volunteer auditors, 1,700 ADA Recognized DSMES programs with 3,700 sites. JoEllen Condon also collaborated with American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) and managed the reviewers and writers for the 2017 National Standards for DSMES. JoEllen led the development of the ERP DSMES live symposium, auditor training, and the development of the ERP Quality Coordinator Guide.
Prior to joining ADA, Jo Ellen started RDiabetes EmpowerMNT, LLC, and was in network with multiple insurance companies. The practice provided Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to people with diabetes focusing specifically on insulin pump therapy and continuous glucose monitoring. She also provided MNT for cardiovascular disease, renal disease, metabolic syndrome, and pre-diabetes. JoEllen serves as a certified insulin pump training for multiple pump companies.