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Summer 2019 Testing Window

June 17-July 31, 2019

App Deadline:
Friday, June 7, 2019

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CLS Certification
Recognized by ACC

The CLS certification is now recognized by the American College of Cardiology as qualifying criteria to become an Associate of the American College of Cardiology (AACC), a distinguished designation honoring those with advanced training and education in the field of Cardiology.

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CLS Certification Featured on Today's Dietitian

Learn more about this certification and why RDNs should pursue it.

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About ACCL - ACCL Board of Directors

Lynn Cofer-Chase, MSN, RN, CLS
Winfield, IL

Vice President
Kevin C. Maki, PhD, CLS
Wheaton, IL

Dave L. Dixon, PharmD, CLS
Richmond, VA

Lynne T. Braun, PhD, CNP, CLS
Chicago, IL

Immediate Past President
Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, CLS
Aurora, CO


Dietitian/ Nutritionist/ Exercise Specialist Clinical Council

Julie P. Bolick, MS, RDN, CLS
Sandy, UT

Janet Carter, MS, RD, LD, CLS
Charleston, SC

Geeta Sikand, MA, RD, CLS
Irvine, CA

Nurse/Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical Council

Deborah S. Croy, DNP, RN, CLS
Bastian, VA

Susan Halli Demeter, DNP, RN, CLS
Scottsdale, AZ

John C. Elkins, DNP, NP-C, CLS
Moss Point, MS

Pharmacist Clinical Council

Kim K. Birtcher, PharmD, CLS
Houston, TX

Sean D. Stewart, PharmD, CLS
St. Louis Park, MN

Roda Plakogiannis, PharmD, CLS
New York, NY

Physician/Physician Assistant Clinical Council

B. Alan Bottenberg, DO, CLS
Carson City, NV

Gay J. Meyers, PA-C, CLS
Salt Lake City, UT

Kari Uusinarkaus, MD, CLS
Colorado Springs, CO

Executive Director

Brian Hart, JD
Jacksonville, FL

Group Manager

Nicole Woodsmall, MSH, RDN
Jacksonville, FL

Information Systems Specialist

Clark Morgan
Jacksonville, FL

Communications Director

Eric Scott
Jacksonville, FL

Office Manager/Accounting

Cindy Moore
Jacksonville, FL

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