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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Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management—Program Experts

Certificate Advisory Committee


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A distinguished advisory committee has overseen development of this certificate program.  Its members include:

Richard Mattes, MPH, PhD, RD, Chair
Diane Anderson, PhD, RD, CSP, FADA
George Blackburn, MD
Kathleen Cobb, MS, RD, CD-N
Gary Foster, PhD
James Hill, PhD
Marsha J. Hudnall, MS, RD, CD
Laura Kettle Khan, PhD
Robert Kushner, MD, MS
Paul Larson, MD
Cathy A. Nonas, MS, RD, CDE
Becky Reeves, DrPH, RD, FADA
Judith Stern, PhD, RD
Sachiko St. Jeor, PhD, MS, RD, FADA
Robert M. Wilson, BS, DTR
Babette Zemel, PhD

Certificate Program Faculty and Bios

Current Research and Future Possibilities  
John Foreyt, PhD
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Current Research and Future Possibilities  
Robert Kushner, MD, MS
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Nutrition Management of Overweight and Obesity – Part 1 and Part 2
Christina Biesemeier, MS, RD, LDN, FADA

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Do All Diets Work?
Technology and mHealth in Lifestyle Intervention
Program Facilitator
Molly Gee, MEd, RD, RD

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Physical Activity: What’s the Weight Management RDN’s Role?
Role of Public Health in Obesity Prevention
Ruth Ann Carpenter, MS, RDN

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Life Transitions and Weight Control
Cynthia A. Thomson, PhD, RD, FAND

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Life Transitions and Weight Control
Jeannette Beasley, PhD, MPH, RD

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Medical Complications and Pharmacotherapy
Nutritional Care of the Bariatric Surgery Patient
Sue Cummings, MS, RD, LDN

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Medical Complications and Pharmacotherapy
Laura Andromalos, MS, RD, CDE
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Behavioral Management of Obesity and Behavior Modification Breakout
Craig Johnston, PhD

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OTC Dietary Supplements in Weight Management
Diane Radler, PhD, RD

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