We feel our staff at MECR is our greatest asset. Staff members are
selected on the basis of both professional accomplishments as well as
character. Each of our receptionists, office medical assistants, nurses,
research coordinators and business staff is dedicated to our mission
and goal, which is to provide the highest quality of medical care possible
in a warm and supportive environment.
We value honesty, common sense, open communication, safety and efficiency.
Our staff always goes that extra step, providing compassion and good
humor as well. Many of our staff have been with us for 5, 10 and 18
Joyce Giammattei is a Registered Dietitian, Certified Diabetes Educator,
a Health and Fitness Specialist from the American College of Sports
Medicine, and a Certified Health Education Specialist. She received
her bachelor's degree in 1989 in Nutrition from UC Davis, and both her
Master's and Doctorate degree's in Public Heatlh from Loma Linda University.
She has been a practicing dietitian since 1996 and a certified diabetes
educator since 2000. Diabetes education is her passion. Joyce believes
that diabetes care and goals must be individualized and also feels that
each person manages his or her diabetes as best they can with the tools
they have. Her goal as an educator is to give people tools so they can
manage their health concerns effectively and live long and healthy lives.