Viola Holmes, MS, RDN, CDCES

University of Virginia Center for Diabetes Technology Clinical Research Coordinator Viola Holmes

Clinical Research Coordinator

Office: Center for Diabetes Technology
560 Ray C. Hunt Drive
Charlottesville, VA


B.S. in Dietetic from James Madison University
M.S. in Health Sciences from James Madison University

Professional Activities

Viola joined the CDT in July 2023. As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Care & Education Specialist, Viola has extensive experience in diabetes care. Viola worked at the UVA outpatient diabetes education & management program, as well as the Virginia Center for Diabetes Prevention & Education at UVA. Additionally, Viola has previous experience in clinical research and was the Associate Director of Nutrition at the American Diabetes Association.

Personal Activities

In her free time, Viola values spending time with her family and engaging in a variety of activities. She enjoys volunteering in the community and is particularly passionate about providing culturally tailored health and wellness programs for the faith-based community. Viola likes experimenting with recipe modifications such that taste is never compromised and food is always enjoyed!