Leelarani Chigurupati now possesses a Board Certification as a specialist in Oncology Nutrition and may now use the title, RD, CSO. She is one of only 13 in the state of Indiana with this designation.
A registered dietitian must successfully meet detailed specialty practice requirements and pass a nationally administered examination in order to become board certified by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetic.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics is the world's largest organization of food and nutrition professionals and is empowering members to be the nation's food and nutrition leaders and optimizing the nation's health through food and nutrition.
Board Certified Specialists in Oncology Nutrition are registered dietitians working directly with individuals at risk for, or diagnosed with, any type of malignancy or pre-malignant condition.