Board Member Bio

Martina Musmeci Salles, MPH, RDN, LDN, FANDMartina Musmeci Salles

Ms. Salles is a licensed and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in Louisiana.  Ms. Salles is self employed as a Consultant, Nutrition Expert, Interventionist Nutritionist, Health Educator, Health Coach, Sports Dietitian/Nutritionist, and is a CDC diabetes prevention program certified Lifestyle Coach.  She is a Fellow of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, a member of Delta Omega National Honorary Society in Public Health and an Emeritus member of 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 at Tulane University School of Public Health and received a Master of Public Health from Tulane School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Her professional experiences include clinical, outpatient, research, public health, public policy, legislation, regulations, medical legal, corporate wellness, sports nutrition, marketing and sales of healthcare services, pharmaceutical products, medical supplies and equipment.  

In March 2023, Ms. Salles received a recognition award from St. Charles Parish President Matthew Jewell for her outstanding achievements and her passion for helping others in the community.  She was appointed to serve the Board by the Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry in 2013, and is currently serving as chair for the eighth time.