Because clinical nutrition is who you are not just what you do.
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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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Appetite and Energy Balance

Richard D. Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD

Dr. Mattes is a Distinguished Professor of Foods and Nutrition at Purdue University, Adjunct Associate Professor of Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine and Affiliated Scientist at the Monell Chemical Senses Center.  His research focuses on the areas of hunger and satiety, regulation of food intake in humans, food preferences, human cephalic phase responses and taste and smell. 

At Purdue University, Dr. Mattes is the Director of the Public Health Graduate Program and the Ingestive Behavior Research Center.  He also holds numerous external responsibilities including:  Associate editor of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition; editorial board of Chemosensory Perception, Ear, Nose and Throat Journal and Flavour.  He is also Secretary of the Rose Marie Pangborn Sensory Science Scholarship Fund.  He has received multiple awards, most recently the Babcock-Hart Award from the Institute of Food Technologists.  He has authored over 250 publications. 
Dr. Mattes earned an undergraduate degree in biology and a Masters degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan as well as a doctorate degree in Human Nutrition from Cornell University.  He conducted post-doctoral studies at the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center and the Monell Chemical Senses Center.