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Faculty of Community Services


School of Nutrition

School location
Daphne Cockwell Health Sciences Complex, Room DCC-601
288 Church St.
Toronto, Ontario

Mailing address
School of Nutrition
Ryerson University
350 Victoria St.
Toronto, Ontario
M5B 2K3

Contact information

What do you need help with?

General information

Program Assistant     
Name: Clare Lalonde
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 555074

Key responsibilities:

  • Administrative assistance for the department.
  • Course enrolment, scheduling, room bookings and make up examinations.
  • Job and Volunteer Registry, Nutrition alumni listservs and the Dietitians of Canada Brightspace by D2L.

Admissions/Liaison Officer
Name: Heather Palmer-Saettone
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 543493

Key responsibilities:

  • Undergraduate admissions.



Graduate Program Administrator   
Name: Amber Rebello
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 552288

Key responsibilities:

  • Graduate admissions.
Graduate practicum placements

Practicum Coordinator
Megan Cowan
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 557072

Key responsibilities:

  • MHSc and PMDip program information.
  • Practicum scheduling.
  • Curriculum development and delivery.
  • Student support throughout the practicum.
  • Partnership building with potential and active preceptors.
  • Support and education for preceptors to promote student learning.
Graduate programs

Graduate Program Administrator    
Name: Amber Rebello
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 552288
Key responsibilities:

  • Provides information to prospective and current students.
  • Liaises on behalf of students with various administrative departments.
  • Negotiates the signing of agreements with external placement partners.
  • Coordinates program-related events and processes.
Internationally educated professionals in nutrition

Program Coordinator, Internationally Educated Professionals in Nutrition
Name: Tammy Fansabedian
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 557303

Undergraduate academic advising

Promotions and Outreach Coordinator
Name: Zena Alrawdah
: 416-979-5000, ext. 555085

Key responsibilities:

  • Transition to university, liaison to Ryerson-wide resources.
  • Academic planning and transfer credit support.
  • Academic standings (at-risk, academic probation, required to withdraw, permanent and short term withdrawal, Fresh Start and grade/standing appeals).
  • International and experiential opportunities.
Undergraduate awards and scholarships

Administrative Coordinator     
Name: Julia Chen
Telephone: 416-979-5000, ext. 555135

Key responsibilities:

  • Administrative, analytical and budget support for day-to-day operations.
  • Correspondence, guidance and direction to staff, the Ryerson Community and external partners.
  • Internal office systems and practices.
  • Service delivery standards, facilitation of training and overall work direction.