Stanley Zlotkin

Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, SickKids

Stanley Zlotkin CM, MD, PhD, is the Chief, Centre for Global Child Health, The Hospital for Sick Children and a professor of Paediatrics, Public Health Sciences and Nutritional Sciences at the Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto.

He received his MD degree from McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and his PhD from the University of Toronto. Dr. Zlotkin and his program, the Sprinkles Global Health Initiative has focused on research and advocacy to control malnutrition in children. He is an active researcher with well over 120 peer-reviewed publications. He was awarded the HJ Heinz Humanitarian Award in 2001 for his international advocacy work for children globally, the CIHR National Knowledge Translation Award in 2006 and the Order of Canada in 2007, the highest civilian honour in Canada, for his contributions to improving the lives of children globally. Dr. Zlotkin was appointed as VP Medical and Academic Affairs at the Hospital for Sick Children in 2010 and in September 2012 was appointed as the inaugural Chief, Global Child Health.