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Centre for Global Child Health

Principal Investigators

The Centre for Global Child Health is engaged in translational, population-based and epidemiological research related to children and their families, led by a team of renowned principal investigators from the SickKids Research Institute and their respective research teams.

Dr. Stanley Zlotkin Research focus: micronutrient fortification, nutrition, implementation science

Dr. Zulfiqar A. Bhutta  Research focus: MNCH, social determinants, knowledge synthesis

Dr. Robert Bandsma Research focus: nutrition, metabolic disease

Dr. Melanie Barwick Research focus: knowledge translation, implementation science

Dr. Diego Bassani Research focus: MNCH, epidemiology

Dr. Shaun Morris Research focus: infectious disease, MNCH

Dr. Isaac Odame Research focus: sickle cell disease, MNCH 

Dr. Daniel Roth Research focus: nutrition, MNCH, vitamin supplementation

Dr. Bonnie Stevens Research focus: pain management

Dr. Helen Dimaras Research focus: eye health, cancer

Our research is also enriched through collaborations with leading global experts,  other academic institutions and visiting scholars to the Centre. For more information contact: globalchild.health@sickkids.ca.

Current Research Initiatives Include: 

An Integrated Toolkit to Save Newborn Lives in Pakistan

Randomized Placebo Controlled Trial of Maternal Vitamin D Supplementation

Kenya Countdown Case Study

Contributions to Lancet Early Childhood Development (ECD) Series

See all our Current Research Initiatives.