DM&A is proud to award Melissa (Missy) Pumphrey, Food & Nutrition Clerk from Morris Hospital in Morris IL, with the inaugural 2022 DM&A CDM credentialing scholarship! The Scholarship is designed to support an individual in their continued growth as a leader in healthcare and nutrition.  Missy has worked in the Nutritional Services department at Morris Hospital for the last 9 years and has continuously demonstrated an eagerness to learn and expand her role. She also represents her community as a volunteer firefighter.

We wish Missy future success as she pursues her CDM credential in 2023!

About the CDM Accreditation Scholarship

The dm&a CDM Accreditation Scholarship is open to any health care or senior care foodservice employee with two years or more leadership experience.


  • Be a foodservice employee in health care or senior care
  • Have two years or more in a leadership or supervisory role
  • Prove a dedication to quality and empathetic patient or resident care

Scholarship Includes:

  • Cost of enrollment
  • Books and related educational materials
  • Cost of exam
  • One year membership to ANFP
    {total value up to $1750}

Selection Committee:

DM&A will assemble a diverse panel of industry leaders to review and score all applicants.

By completing the online application, you certify that you meet the eligibility requirements listed above. For more information, please contact