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About Sickkids
About SickKids

June 16, 2010

New Leadership in Medical and Academic Affairs

Dr. Stanley Zlotkin has been appointed Vice-President, Medical and Academic Affairs, effective July 27. As a member of SickKids’ Senior Management Team, reporting to the President & CEO, Mary Jo Haddad, Zlotkin will assume executive medical leadership for Quality, Medical and Academic Affairs, as well as executive support to the chiefs of Diagnostic Imaging, Laboratory Medicine and Psychiatry. He will chair the Quality Management Council, participate as a member of the Senior Management Committee and support the business and chair of the Medical Advisory Committee.

Zlotkin also a Senior Scientist, Child Health Evaluative Sciences at SickKids and Professor, Departments of Nutritional Sciences & Paediatrics at the University of Toronto, will represent SickKids as medical executive lead with the University of Toronto and as a member of the Toronto Academic Health Science Network.

Zlotkin’s research interests involve examining mineral requirements and metabolism in premature and full-term infants, especially iron; clinical trials to treat and prevent iron and vitamin A deficiency; and establishing evidence-based nutrition public policy. Zlotkin created Supplefer Sprinkles, an iron and vitamin supplement that can easily be added to food and drinks. It is an easy way for children and adults to improve their iron intake. The supplements are being administered to millions of children in Ghana, Sri Lanka and Pakistan in an ongoing program initiated and run by Zlotkin. In recognition of his leadership in child health and nutrition Zlotkin was appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in 2006.