Janet Schaefer, MS, MBA, CDE, CDN
Clinical Nutritionist/Licensed Dietitian/Certified Diabetic Educator
Janet Schaefer is a clinical nutritionist, Connecticut licensed dietitian, and certified diabetes educator from the National Certification Board of Diabetes Educators. Janet currently has a private practice in nutritional counseling and works with area health care providers educating and counseling patients with conditions such as obesity, insulin resistance, diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, kidney disease, and gastrointestinal disorders. She has worked as a clinical educator for a pharmaceutical company, as a staff dietitian/diabetes educator for an endocrinology practice and as a health coach for a disease management company. She lectures on general nutrition and diabetes management to adults and children.
She also conducts free diabetic education sessions at our locations periodically.
Janet holds a Master of Science in Human Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport, a Master of Business Administration from the University of Connecticut, a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from The College of the Holy Cross, and a Certificate in Comprehensive Nutrition from the American Academy of Nutrition.
Janet has completed the CITI Training (Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative) and is certified in the conduct of clinical investigations and the protection of human subjects.