- Victoria is a Latina woman, a member of the Latinos and Hispanic in Dietetics and Nutrition (LAHIDAN), and is bilingual (English/Spanish).
- Experienced in diabetes research
Maria “Victoria” Salazar is starting her career in dietetics as a clinical dietitian for Morrison Healthcare. She is contracted to work in a long-term care center and acute/critical care hospitals for the Archbold Medical system in southern Georgia. She completed her dietetic internship at the VA Medical Center in Memphis, TN, and has her Masters in Nutrition from Auburn University. Victoria has experience in diabetes research, and her master’s thesis, under the guidance of Dr. Patricia Marincic, PhD, RD, LD, CLE, has been published in JAND.
Victoria is interested in clinical nutrition, specifically in diabetes and geriatrics. She loves giving diabetes education classes and troubleshooting with patients to overcome barriers to sustainable lifestyle changes. Victoria is also passionate about connecting with other dietitians to advance the field of dietetics and evidenced-based practices.