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Photo of Wanda Salter, R.N., BScN
Wanda Salter, R.N., BScN
Public Member and Registered Nurse

Wanda Salter, R.N., BScN. recently retired after a forty plus year career in nursing ranging from the bedside to nursing management. Most recently, Ms. Salter was Nurse Manager of a medical surgical unit at Scottsdale Healthcare’s Shea campus.


Ms. Salter graduated as a Registered Nurse from the Ottawa Civic Hospital School of Nursing (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) and she holds a Bachelor of Science Nursing degree from Chamberlain College of Nursing (DeVry University). She started her nursing career in Ottawa at the Ottawa Civic Hospital and moved to the Province of Alberta in 1973, where she worked in several acute care hospitals. She joined Scottsdale Healthcare in 1995 following a move to Arizona. Ms. Salter’s career included a lengthy tenure in the area of women’s health, with a focus on labor and delivery, and more recently in the area of bariatric surgery for patients afflicted with morbid obesity.


In conjunction with her various assignments, Ms. Salter attained certifications as an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant and Certified Bariatric Nurse. She was also a member of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses, the International Lactation Consultant Association, the National Association of Bariatric Nurses and the American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Ms. Salter was also an active member of the Arizona Organization of Nurse Executives while working in a hospital leadership position.