Robert A. Rizza, M.D.

  1. Endocrinologist
  2. Internist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

English
  1. Diabetes mellitus
  2. Hypoglycemia
  3. Metabolic syndrome
  4. Obesity
  • Diabetes & Metabolism Clinical Service Group: diabetes mellitus, hypoglycemia, insulin resistance, obesity, lipid disorders
  1. 1980
    Fellow - Research FellowshipMayo Clinic in Rochester
  2. 1977
    Fellow - Clinical Fellowship - Endocrinology TraineeMayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. 1976
    Resident - MedicineThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  4. 1973
    Resident - MedicineThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  5. 1972
    Internship - Straight MedicineThe Johns Hopkins Hospital
  6. 1971
    MDUniversity of Florida Medical School, University of Florida
  7. 1967
    BA - BiophysicsThe Johns Hopkins University

Certifications

  1. 1979
    Endocrinology, Diabetes & MetabolismAmerican Board of Internal Medicine
  2. 1976
    Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal Medicine

Awards and honors

  1. 2012
    Outstanding MentorshipDepartment of Internal Medicine
  2. 2010
    Banting Award for Distinquished Scientific AccomplishmentsAmerican Diabetes Association
  3. 2009
    Honorary FellowRoyal College of Physicians of Ireland
  4. 2008
    Johns Hopkins Society of ScholarsJohns Hopkins
  5. 2006
    Banting MedalAmerican Diabetes Association
  6. 2006
    Bruce Zimmerman AwardMayo Clinic
  7. 2005
    Eric Neilsen Award for Outstanding Service to Subspecialty MedicineAssociation of Subspecialty Professors, Mayo Clinic Rochester Societies
  8. 2003
    MemberAssociation of American Physicians
  9. 2003
    Earl and Annette R. McDonough ProfessorshipAwarding Organization
  10. 2001
    Yank D. Coble Distinguished Service to Endocrinology AwardAmerican College of Endocrinology
  11. 2000
    Outstanding Physician Clinician in DiabetesAmerican Diabetes Association
  12. 1998
    Distinguished Service AwardDepartment of Internal Medicine
  13. 1997
    Distinguished InvestigatorMayo Foundation
  14. 1996
    Distinguished InvestigatorsDepartment of Internal Medicine
  15. 1996
    Merit Award - Mechanisms of Insulin Resistance in Man (DK29953), Principal InvestigatorNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  16. 1990
    Teacher of the YearClinical Investigator Program, Mayo Clinic Committees
  17. 1987
    American Society for Clinical InvestigationAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation
  18. 1982
    Teacher of the YearDepartment of Internal Medicine
  19. 1979
    William H. J. Summerskill Award for Outstanding Achievement in ResearchAwarding Organization
  20. 1971
    Upjohn Achievement Award - Number One Graduating SeniorUniversity of Florida Medical School, University of Florida
  21. 1970
    Medical Guild Academic Excellence AwardUniversity of Florida Medical School, University of Florida
  22. 1970
    Pfizer Scholarship - Most Outstanding Scholastic RecordUniversity of Florida Medical School, University of Florida
  23. 1970
    Alpha Omega AlphaUniversity of Florida Medical School, University of Florida
  24. 1969
    Roche Award-Outstanding Academic Performance in Basic SciencesUniversity of Florida Medical School, University of Florida
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Professional memberships

  1. 2008 - 2012
    MemberGRAND Steering Committee, Association of American Medical Colleges
  2. 2005 - 2006
    PresidentExecutive Board, American Diabetes Association
  3. 2005 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  4. 2005 - present
    ChairMayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  5. 2004 - 2005
    Vice ChairMedical Industry Relations Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  6. 2004 - 2005
    MemberEndocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism & Nutrition Research Theme Leadership, Mayo Clinic Committees
  7. 2004 - 2005
    President-ElectExecutive Board, American Diabetes Association
  8. 2003 - 2006
    MemberExecutive Board, American Diabetes Association
  9. 2003 - 2005
    Co-ChairRobert and Arlene Kogod Program on Aging, Department of Internal Medicine
  10. 2002 - 2004
    MemberJournal of Clinical Endocrinology Pharmacology Awards Committee, The Endocrine Society
  11. 2002
    ChairSpecial Study Sections, National Institutes of Health
  12. 2001 - 2003
    MemberAssociation of Subspecialty Professors
  13. 2001 - 2002
    PresidentAssociation of Subspecialty Professors
  14. 2001 - 2002
    Executive Committee MemberAlliance for Academic Internal Medicine
  15. 2000 - 2002
    MemberFellowship Committee, American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  16. 2000 - 2002
    MemberExpert Committee on Diagnosis and Classification of Diabetes, American Diabetes Association
  17. 2000 - 2001
    MemberResearch Policy Committee, American Diabetes Association
  18. 2000 - 2001
    MemberClinical Associates Committee, The Endocrine Society
  19. 2000 - present
    MemberThe Endocrine Society
  20. 2000 - present
    MemberAmerican Association of Clinical Endocrinologists
  21. 1999 - 2003
    MemberEthical Conduct of Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  22. 1999 - 2001
    PresidentAssociation of Program Directors of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  23. 1999 - 2000
    MemberScientific Meetings and Oversight Committee, American Diabetes Association
  24. 1999
    ChairDiabetes and Metabolism Workforce Study, Federated Societies of Endocrinology
  25. 1998 - 1999
    MemberSubspecialty Advisory Committee, American Medical Association
  26. 1998 - 1999
    MemberACP-ASGIM Representative, Workgroup on Diabetes Mellitus, Subspecialty Advisory Committee
  27. 1998 - present
    MemberAmerican Medical Association
  28. 1997 - 2003
    MemberAssociation of Program Directors of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  29. 1997
    ChairSpecial Study Sections, National Institutes of Health
  30. 1996 - 2003
    ChairDevelopment Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  31. 1996 - 1999
    MemberDiabetes Policy Committee, American Diabetes Association
  32. 1996 - 1999
    MemberBoard of Directors, American Diabetes Association
  33. 1996 - 1999
    MemberAmerican Diabetes Association/American Academy Family Practice/American College of Physicians Policy Committee, American Diabetes Association
  34. 1995 - 1997
    ChairProfessional Practice Committee, American Diabetes Association
  35. 1995 - 1997
    ChairProvider Recognition Committee, American Diabetes Association
  36. 1995 - 1997
    MemberClassification Committee, American Diabetes Association
  37. 1995 - 1997
    MemberProfessional Section Advisory Panel, American Diabetes Association
  38. 1994
    Contributing EditorMedical Management of Non-insulin-dependent Diabetes, American Diabetes Association
  39. 1994
    MemberDiabetes Quality Performance Indicators Committee, Health Care Financing Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
  40. 1994
    MemberConsensus Committee on Self Blood Glucose Monitoring, American Diabetes Association
  41. 1993 - 1997
    ChairExtramural Faculty Awards Committee, Mayo Clinic Committees
  42. 1993 - 1997
    MemberProfessional Practice Committee, American Diabetes Association
  43. 1993 - 1994
    ChairResearch Personnel Subcommittee, Mayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  44. 1992 - 2002
    MemberAdministrative Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  45. 1992 - 1994
    MemberMayo Clinic Research Committee, Mayo Clinic Rochester Committees
  46. 1990 - 1992
    ChairResearch Committee, Department of Internal Medicine
  47. 1990 - 1991
    ChairAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Center
  48. 1990
    ChairMayo Task Force for Ethics in Research, Mayo Clinic Rochester Task Forces
  49. 1989 - 2002
    Ad Hoc ReviewerNational Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases and General Clinical Research Center Program Projects and Center Review Bodies, National Institutes of Health
  50. 1989 - 2001
    Ad Hoc ReviewerNational Institutes of Health
  51. 1989 - 2001
    Site VisitorGeneral Clinical Research Center, National Institutes of Health
  52. 1989 - 1991
    DirectorClinical Research Training Program
  53. 1989 - 1991
    MemberAdvisory Committee, General Clinical Research Center
  54. 1989
    ChairCelebration of Research, Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research
  55. 1988 - 1993
    MemberMetabolism Study Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  56. 1988 - 1992
    DirectorEndocrine Research Unit, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  57. 1988 - 1992
    ChairEndocrine Research Committee, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  58. 1987 - 1989
    DirectorEndocrine Training Program, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism, Nutrition, Department of Internal Medicine
  59. 1986 - 1988
    ChairClinician-Investigator Program, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  60. 1986 - 1988
    MemberEndocrine Merit Review Board, Veteran's Administration, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs
  61. 1986 - 1987
    MemberContinuing Education Committee for Treatment of Diabetes Mellitus, American Diabetes Association
  62. 1986
    MemberConsensus Committee on Self Blood Glucose Monitoring, American Diabetes Association
  63. 1986 - present
    MemberAmerican Diabetes Association
  64. 1985 - 1988
    MemberEducation Committee, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  65. 1983 - 1987
    Ad Hoc MemberMetabolism Study Section, National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health
  66. 1983 - 1985
    MemberInstitutional Review Board, Mayo Clinic Committees
  67.  
    MemberAmerican Federation for Clinical Research
  68.  
    MemberCentral Society for Clinical Research
  69.  
    MemberSigma Xi, The Scientific Research Society
  70.  
    MemberMinnesota Medical Association
  71.  
    MemberEuropean Association for the Study of Diabetes
  72.  
    MemberEndocrine, Metabolism, & Reproduction Study Sections Boundary Team 2002, National Institutes of Health
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Publications

Research activities

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