Martina Cartwright Ph.D., R.D.
One of America's Leading Nutritional Scientists
Martina Cartwright Ph.D., R.D. Bio
Martina Cartwright is the country's leading Registered Dietitian (R.D.) with a Ph.D. in Nutritional Science and Biomolecular Chemistry from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She has 25+ years experience in medical education, scientific research and clinical practice in both the academic and pharmaceutical settings, regularly serving as a consultant to patients and medical professionals. Dr. Cartwright's nutrition education and clinical interests include intensive care medicine/surgery/trauma, eating disorders and cardiovascular/wellness however, she has also been published in peer-reviewed medical journals on topics such as developmental biology, genetics, sepsis, eating disorders and immunonutrition therapy.
Dr. Cartwright's approach to nutritional science is unique and unmatched, as is her knack for easily communicating this complex science, so that it's easy for everyone to understand. Her engaging presentations and one-on-one consultations address all aspects of nutrition decision-making. Patients, students, peers, the general public and media seek her advice on a number of nutrition-related topics, ranging from habit change to critical illness. A contributor to articles featured in Redbook and Health, and with national press featuring her on television, in print and on radio, she continues to be a keynote presenter at scientific-medical conferences and symposia.
Earlier in her career, Dr. Cartwright served as a Nutrition Consultant to the Cirque Du Soleil in Las Vegas, and she was Nutritionist for the Las Vegas Canyon Ranch Spa. Among her passions are teaching, public speaking and working with critically ill children. She is the author/publisher of a children's book entitled The Angel Academy: A Tale of Heavenly Spirits in Training. Dr. Cartwright is an adjunct faculty member within the Department of Nutritional Sciences at the University of Arizona, and she works as an independent biomedical consultant and author in Scottsdale, Arizona