Rhonda Orrell

Rhonda Orrell joined Citizens Memorial Hospital in June 2015 as a diabetic educator and dietitian.

Along with diabetic education, she assists with inpatient nutritional care, speaks to community groups, and is a preceptor for Missouri State University dietetic student interns. Rhonda is a certified diabetic educator since 2011, and is the program coordinator for the Diabetes Self-Management Training program at CMH. 


Prior to joining CMH, Rhonda worked at a number of hospitals and health organizations including Regional Hospital in Osage Beach as assistant directory of dietary; Mercy Health Systems as a diabetic educator; Mercy – Aurora and Cassville as director of dietary; Missouri Rehabilitation Center as director of dietary; and as a consulting dietitian for various long-term care facilities.  Rhonda earned a bachelor of science in dietetics from Missouri State University and a master of science in foods and nutrition from the University of Arkansas.