Meet the Dietitian

Shelley Roaten MS, RD, CSSD, LD is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian who earned her Bachelor of Science in Dietetics and Master of Science in Nutritional Sciences from Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX, where she also completed a dietetic internship concurrently.

Shelley is a Board-Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics (CSSD), certified personal trainer, and is currently working on her certification as a Certified Eating Disorder Registered Dietitian (CEDRD).

Shelley is passionate about helping those individuals with eating disorders, disordered eating, athletes and sports nutrition; she also has extensive experience in working with substance abuse, digestive disorders (IBS & IBD), GERD, polycystic ovarian syndrome, diabetes, cardiovascular health, food intolerances/allergies and weight management.

Shelley is a competitive athlete, recently finishing an Ironman in 2018 (140.6 miles) and is currently training for an Ironman for 2019. In all, she has completed six half-Ironman races (70.3 miles), multiple marathons and is a proud swimmer for U.S. Masters Swimming.

Teaching young adults, the importance of sound nutrition and exercise leads to wellness, healthiness and a better education overall. Discussing food, health, and body is extremely personal, therefore, Shelley works to create a warm, empathetic environment so that her students feel comfortable to share without fear of judgment.

Shelley is available to help students navigate and understand dining options on campus to meet their individual needs. Contact her at 817.257.5268 or email her at


Suggested websites

Websites are general advice and the counsel of a Registered Dietitian or MD is highly recommended.