Because clinical nutrition is who you are not just what you do.
The perfect opportunity to advance your credential has arrived:
CDR Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition

The Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is offering an advanced practitioner certification in clinical nutrition for registered dietitians with four or more years of clinical nutrition practice. Apply NOW for the April 2018 examination window!

Applications for April 2018 examination window are due March 2, 2018.

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Program Facilitator

Kathy Cobb, MS, RD, CDN

This results oriented leading public health nutritionist built her career on developing sustainable programs to help people improve their health. Her experience ranges from initiating community-wide school-based peer nutrition education programs; to state-wide programming that increased fruit and vegetable consumption in Head Start Centers in Connecticut through Captain 5 A Day - to national level programming where she expanded state capacity for the National Fruit and Vegetable Program at both NCI and CDC.  She brings people and programs together to get things done that have made a difference at community, state and national levels.

EDUCATION/CERTIFICATIONS
Doctoral course work completed:
Department of Nutritional Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
MS, Community Nutrition, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
BS, Foods and Nutrition, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Certificate of Training in Child and Adolescent Weight Management, CDR of ADA Certificate of Training, Girls Circle; a program promoting Resiliency in Adolescent Girls Training, Coaching: A New Horizon; Theory, Emerging Evidence & Practice
 
CURRENT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Director, K C & Friends, LLC, Wellness Programs for Women 2008 – Present
Initiates wellness programs for teens and adults and most recently using a team approach, initiated a mobile dental health clinic for the uninsured.
Public speaker for timely Nutrition/Public Health issues.
Garners funding to develop and implement interactive nutrition intervention programs for the Old Saybrook community.

PRESENTATIONS
National, regional, and state keynote/commencement speaker, group leader and media spokesperson
Testified before National and State Committees on revisions for food labeling regulations and ending childhood hunger.
American Dietetic Association, Child and Adolescent Weight Management Certificate Program, Moderator, 2005 - 2011.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS
Connecticut Certified Dietitian and Nutritionist: certification #000070
Past President, Delegate, Executive Board Member
Commission on Dietetic Registration #R475159, Past Chair
American Dietetic Association, member
Past Board of Directors, House Leadership Team, Nominating Committee
RECENT NATIONAL HONORS
ADA – Medallion Award 2008