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Spring 2018 Testing Window

March 19, 2018 - April 30, 2018

Application Deadline:
Friday, March 9, 2018

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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 Maki, PhD, CLS
Wheaton, IL

J. Chris Bradberry, PharmD, CLS
Omaha, NE

Lynn Braun, PhD, CNP, CLS
Chicago, IL

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


Dietitian/ Nutritionist/ Exercise Specialist Clinical Council

Lori Alexander, MSHS, RD, CLS
Ponte Vedra, FL

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

Geeta Sikand, MA, RD, CLS
Irvine, CA

Nurse/Advanced Practice Nurse Clinical Council

Deborah Croy, DNP, RN, CLS
Bastian, VA

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

Joyce Ross, MSN, CRNP, CLS
Philadelphia, PA

Pharmacist Clinical Council

Kim Birtcher, PharmD, CLS
Houston, TX

Dave Dixon, PharmD, CLS
Richmond, VA

Roda Plakogiannis, PharmD, CLS
New York, NY

Physician/Physician Assistant Clinical Council

B. Alan Bottenberg, DO
Carson City, NV

Sondra DePalma, MHS, PA-C, CLS
Hanover, PA

Kari Uusinarkaus, MD
Colorado Springs, CO

Executive Director

Brian Hart, JD
Jacksonville, FL

Group Manager

Nicole Woodsmall, MSH, RDN
Jacksonville, FL

Information Systems Specialist

Marie Davis
Jacksonville, FL

Communications Director

Eric Scott
Jacksonville, FL

Office Manager/Accounting

Cindy Moore
Jacksonville, FL

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