Melissa R. Brannon, RD, CSSD
Ms Melissa Brannon is a Registered Dietitian who joined the staff of the Midshipmen Development Center in January 2017. Ms Brannon graduated in 2005 from Florida State University with a M.S. in both Clinical and Sports Nutrition. She became a Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics through the Commission on Dietetic Registration in 2010. Ms Brannon has several years of experience working in acute care hospitals in Ft Walton Beach, FL; Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL; and most recently served as Clinical Nutrition Manager of Gulf Coast Regional Medical Center in Panama City, FL. She also has nearly 7 years of experience working with the military at Eglin AFB, FL, and 7th Special Forces Group, Crestview, FL. During her tenure at Eglin AFB she, along with a select group of dietitians, developed the weight management program for the Air Force entitled Better Body, Better Life.
Ms Brannon is passionate about helping others improve their lifestyle, meet their training and performance goals, and develop a better relationship with eating and nourishing their bodies.