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What CDM Means To Me


Jeannie Chestnut, CDM, CFPP

Moundridge, KS

“My mom passed away in 2007. She was a CDM for at least 20 years, maybe longer.  She was my first “boss” in long-term care.  I learned so much from her...”


Kathy Ballard, CDM, CFPP

Indianapolis, IN

“What it means to me to be a CDM is how important it is to have the information to help others with their diet needs. From diabetes to obesity, everyone needs to know...”  

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A Certified Dietary Manager, Certified Food Protection Professional (CDM®|CFPP®) has the education and experience to competently perform the responsibilities of a dietary manager and has proven this by passing a nationally recognized credentialing exam.

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