Ivania Rizo, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Medicine

Ivania Rizo
72 E. Concord St Robinson (B)


Ivania Rizo, MD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Nutrition at the Boston University School of Medicine. After completing her fellowship at the University of Alabama, she worked there as an Assistant Professor and as a Staff Physician at the Kirkland Medical Clinic before being appointed to her current position. She is licensed in both Alabama and Massachusetts. Dr. Rizo is a member of the following medical societies: the Endocrine Society, the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologist, the American Diabetes Society, and the Obesity Society.


  • George Washington University School of Medicine, MD


  • Published on 6/29/2018

    Rodriguez-Diaz E, Rizo I, Sullivan C, Steenkamp DW. Perioperative Use of a Hybrid Closed Loop System in an Obese Patient With Type 1 Diabetes Undergoing Metabolic Surgery: Insights Into Changes in Insulin Delivery and Sensitivity. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018 Nov; 12(6):1239-1240. PMID: 29957042.

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  • Published on 8/1/2002

    Hotez PJ, Ashcom J, Bin Z, Bethony J, Williamson A, Hawdon JM, Jianjun F, Dobardzic A, Rizo I, Bolden J, Jin Q, Yan W, Dobardzic R, Chung-Debose S, Crowell M, Datu B, Delaney A, Dragonovski D, Jiang Y, Yueyuan L, Ghosh K, Loukas A, Brandt W, Russell PK, Zook BC. Effect of vaccinations with recombinant fusion proteins on Ancylostoma caninum habitat selection in the canine intestine. J Parasitol. 2002 Aug; 88(4):684-90. PMID: 12197114.

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  • Published on 12/8/2000

    Mantey SA, Coy DH, Pradhan TK, Igarashi H, Rizo IM, Shen L, Hou W, Hocart SJ, Jensen RT. Rational design of a peptide agonist that interacts selectively with the orphan receptor, bombesin receptor subtype 3. J Biol Chem. 2001 Mar 23; 276(12):9219-29. PMID: 11112777.

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