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JoAnna Hazard, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSC

Manager, Clinical Oncology Nutrition

CTCA Philadelphia

"I am passionate about nutrition and being part of an integrative team that puts patients at the center of their care. "

- JoAnna Hazard, MS, RD, CSO, LDN, CNSC


  • Bachelor of Science, Nutritional Sciences - The State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York
  • Master of Science, Human Nutrition - The State University of New York College at Oneonta, Oneonta, New York


  • Registered Dietitian - Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician - American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition
  • Certified Specialist in Oncology Nutrition - Commission on Dietetic Registration

Practicing since: 2009

JoAnna Hazard is the Manager of Clinical Oncology Dietetics at Cancer Treatment Centers of America® (CTCA), Philadelphia. Hazard strives to empower each patient with education to help them to choose nutrient-dense foods and beverages that may strengthen their bodies and help them complete their treatment without interruptions.

“My goal is to help patients maintain or increase their strength and energy through proper nutrition,” she says. “By focusing on the whole-person needs of each patient, I can provide personalized nutritional plans,” she says. “I am continually involved in my patients’ care and informed of each step of their treatment. This allows me to stay on top of treatment side effects that may impact their nutritional status.”

Hazard joined CTCA® in 2012 as a dietitian and was promoted to manager in 2018. Through continuing education and training, Hazard translates current nutrition research into new innovative offerings provided by the team of oncology dietitians.  

Hazard completed a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutritional Sciences from The State University of New York College at Oneonta in Oneonta, New York.  She then completed a Master of Science degree in Human Nutrition from the same school. Prior to joining to CTCA, Hazard was a leader among clients, peers and other healthcare professionals providing nutritional support in a variety of settings for more than 10 years.

Hazard is married and enjoys spending time with friends and family. Her favorite activity is to take road trips through foreign countries with her husband to discover new places and try new foods.

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