Board Member Bio
Martina Musmeci Salles, MPH, RDN, LDN, FAND
Ms. Salles is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist self-employed as a Consultant, Nutrition Expert, Health Educator, Health Coach, and Sports Dietitian/Nutritionist. She is the Nutritionist for NFL Players Association New Orleans Chapter for Former Players and serves as a member of the scholarship committee.
Ms. Salles has served as chair of the Louisiana Board of Examiners in Dietetics and Nutrition (LBEDN) since 2014 and as a board member since 2013. Ms. Salles is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (FAND), member of the Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health, and an Emeritus Member of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Alumni Board.
Ms. Salles received an Associate of Science Degree from Delgado Community College in New Orleans, Louisiana. She received a Bachelor of Science Degree with a concentration in Health Sciences and with an emphasis in Advanced Clinical Practice from Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, Louisiana. She completed her Dietetic Internship and received a Master of Public Health from Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ms. Salles served on numerous boards in multiple capacities, to include Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Alumni Board, Tulane University Dietetic Internship Advisory Board, Nicholls State University Dietetics Didactic Program & Internship Advisory Council, Delgado Community College Alumni Board, Delgado Community College Dietetic Technician Program Steering Committee, Louisiana Dietetic Association, and served as President of the New Orleans Dietetic Association for several terms.
Ms. Salles has received numerous awards, including Outstanding Dietitian of the Year, Outstanding Alumni of the College of Nursing & Allied Health from Nicholls State University, and Circle of Excellence Outstanding Alumni Award from Delgado Community College.
Ms. Salles was named Spotlight Member with numerous associations, including Dietitians in Integrative and Functional Medicine, Nicholls State University Alumni Federation, and New Orleans Dietetic Association.
Ms. Salles received a Proclamation from St. Charles Parish Council and Parish President V.J. St. Pierre, Jr. recognizing her efforts to promote good health and nutrition.