Board Certification as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) offers Board Certification as a Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition. Board Certification is granted in recognition of an applicant's documented practice experience and successful completion of an examination in the specialty area.

General Candidate Information

Examination Dates and Fee Schedule
Eligibility Requirements and Application - New Online Eligibility Application
Exam Development Process 

Examination Pass/Fail Statistics
Anticipated Test Center Locations

Candidate Handbook
Confidentiality Statement
Gerontological Nutrition Practice Analysis Report

Exam Study Resources

Gerontological Nutrition Content Outline
Gerontological Nutrition Reference List
Gerontological Nutrition Dietitian Definition

Current CDR Specialist Information

Board Certified Specialist in Gerontological Nutrition List by State
CDR Specialty Online Directory - coming soon

Recertification Requirements
Guidelines for Credential Placement
On-Line Credential Verification
Request for Subject Matter Experts (SMEs)


CDR, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is an equal opportunity organization and does not discriminate among candidates on the basis of race, creed, gender, religion, national origin, disability or marital status.