Bretta Maloff is vice president of the Obesity, Diabetes and Nutrition Strategic Clinical Network. In her role, Bretta is accountable, along with the medical counterpart, for the development and implementation of transformational approaches to improve the health of the population. This strategic-planning role seeks to affect health system changes with the use of evidence, as well as through innovations, quality improvements in partnership with all levels of AHS, such as government, academia and myriad community partners and stakeholders. Bretta's previous positions in health promotion, disease and injury prevention include cancer prevention and screening, injury prevention and control, reproductive, children and youth, addiction prevention, mental health promotion and reducing disparities.
Bretta’s background includes an undergraduate degree in Nutrition, and graduate degrees in Public Health Nutrition and Education. She has served on a variety of committees provincially and nationally, including the role of president for the Dietitians of Canada Association and the Alberta Public Health Association. Her research activities include childhood obesity, youth engagement and public participation. Currently, Bretta holds an appointment as adjunct lecturer at the University of Calgary.