Carlota Basualdo-Hammond

Carlota Basualdo-Hammond, Executive Director, Nutrition Services, Alberta Health Services

Executive Director, Nutrition Services, Alberta Health Services

Carlota is the Executive Director, Nutrition Services, Provincial Strategy, Standards and Practice, Alberta Health Services. She is a Registered Dietitian and completed her MSc in Nutrition and Metabolism in 1996 and MPH in Health Policy and Management in 2003, both at the University of Alberta. In her position, she leads nutrition integration across the continuum of care including practice standards, guidelines, provincial nutrition education resources, nutrition research and dietetic internship. She is leading strategies that include addressing malnutrition in hospitalized patients, supporting healthy eating environments, promoting food security, and nutrition counseling to facilitate behavior change.