Hearing Notices

A Hearing is a formal legal process used to resolve complaints received by the College of Dietitians of Alberta against Investigated Persons held before a Hearing Tribunal.

Open to the Public

Under the Health Professions Act, a hearing is open to the public unless the hearing tribunal directs that it be closed. If you are interested in attending a hearing, you must pre-register by contacting Lisa Omerzu, Hearings Director, at execasst@collegeofdietitians.ab.ca or 780-448-0059.

Upcoming Hearings

Select the name to read the charges.

Name Date Status*
Vera Baraz #785 June 2, 2020 Postponed

 

*Status Definitions:
To be Scheduled          Complaint referred to Hearings Director and Hearing date is pending.
Scheduled                     Hearing date is set.
Postponed                    Hearing was scheduled (not started) and postponed. A new date will be determined.
Sanction Phase            Sanctions to be presented to the Hearing Tribunal.
Decision Pending        Hearing has concluded and a written decision will be issued by the Hearing Tribunal.
In Appeal                      Hearing Tribunal’s Decision being appealed to Council (date TBD)

Disciplinary Decisions

Information about dietitian-related complaints is confidential unless sent to a formal disciplinary hearing. Under the Health Professions Act (HPA), the Registrar:

  • Must release certain information when a dietitian’s practice permit is 1) cancelled, 2) suspended, or 3) restricted with conditions.
  • Can publish or distribute information about any discipline hearing not held in private to ensure transparency and accountability to the public.

Decisions made on or after April 1, 2019 with a finding of unprofessional conduct will be published for a minimum of five years. Decisions with findings of unprofessional conduct based on sexual abuse or sexual misconduct are required under the Health Professions Act to be published indefinitely.

Select the name to read the decision.

2020

Name Status*
   

There are no decisions posted at this time.

2019

Name Status*
   

There are no decisions posted at this time.

2018

Name Status*
Jocelyn Cassidy #1856 Decision Posted

 

*Status Definitions:
Decision Posted                        Hearing Tribunal’s Decision completed and made public.
In Appeal                                   Hearing Tribunal’s Decision being appealed to Council (date TBD)
Council Decision Posted         Council Decision completed and made public.