Jennifer Carvalho-Salemi, MPH, RDN, LD, CNSC

Department or Service

Location

  • Texas Medical Center

Phone: 832-826-0818

Contact Information

6701 Fannin Street
11th Floor
Houston, TX 77030
United States
Texas

Clinical Dietitian

Texas Children's Hospital

Education

School Education Degree Year
University of Northern Colorado postgraduate training Didactic Program in Dietetics (post-graduate) 2013
University of South Florida masters Master of Public Health 2008
University of Florida university Bachelor of Arts 2000

About

My mission is to effectively translate the most up-to-date evidence-based nutrition research into patient-centered care to improve the health and quality of life of children and families that I serve. 

Clinical Interests:

Renal disease; pediatric malnutrition; chronic disease prevention

Research Interests:

Pediatric malnutrition; evidence-based research to practice

Organization

Organization Name Role
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Evidence-Based Practice Committee (EBPC), 3-year term; Peer Reviewer, Renal Nutrition Forum, Renal Dietitians Dietetic Practice Group; Member, Pediatric Nutrition Practice Group, Pediatric Published Research Award Recipient (2017)
American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N.) CNSC Self-Assessment Committee Faculty, Clinical Nutrition Week (2017)
National Kidney Foundation Peer Reviewer, Journal of Renal Nutrition; Council on Renal Foundation Research Grant Review Committee (2016)

Selected Publications

Carvalho-Salemi J, Salemi JL, Wong Vega MR, Spooner KK, Juarez MD, Beer SS, Canada NL. Malnutrition among hospitalized children in the United States: Changing prevalence, clinical correlates, and practice patterns between 2002 and 2011. Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. In Press.

Carvalho-Salemi J, Moreno L, Michael M. Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pediatric Kidney Stone Prevention: Cystinuria. Journal of Renal Nutrition May 2017.

Carvalho-Salemi, J, Salemi JL, Vega MR, Spooner KK, Beer SS, Canada N, Juarez MD. Temporal Trends, Correlates, and Healthcare Utilization Associated with an Inpatient Diagnosis of Pediatric Malnutrition, United States, 2002–2011. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2017;41(2):286-287.

Carvalho-Salemi J, Moreno L, Michael M. Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pediatric Kidney Stone Prevention: Part Two. Journal of Renal Nutrition March 2017. 

Carvalho-Salemi J, Moreno L, Michael M. Medical Nutrition Therapy for Pediatric Kidney Stone Prevention. Journal of Renal Nutrition Jan 2017.

Dyslipidemia. (Chapter 8) In: Texas Children’s Hospital Pediatric Nutrition Reference Guide. 11th Edition. Dec 2016. 

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