Dr. Stanley Zlotkin received his medical training at McMaster University
and McGill and obtained a Ph.D. in Nutrition at the University of Toronto.
He has worked as a clinician-nutritionist and research scientist at the
Hospital for Sick Children since 1980. He is currently a Professor in the
Departments of Pediatrics and Nutritional Sciences at the University of
Toronto, a senior scientist in the Research Institute of the Hospital for
Sick Children, Medical Director of Nutrition Support at
The Hospital for Sick Children
Chief of the Division of Gastoenterology and Nutrition at the Hospital. He recently became a Research Fellow in the new
University of Toronto Centre for International Health.
As well as being a consultant on
nutritional issues to Canadian Federal and Provincial governments, he is
past Chair of the Nutrition Committee of the Canadian Paediatric Society
and past Chair of the Research Ethics Board of the Research Institute of
the Hospital for Sick Children.
Dr. Zlotkin’s research interests involve:
(i) clinical trials to treat and prevent iron and other micronutrient
(ii) establishing evidence-based nutrition public policy.
He has active research projects in Canada (supported by Health Canada and
the CDC), Ghana (supported by the CIHR), Mongolia (supported by World
Vision and the HJ Heinz Foundation) and China (supported by the HJ Heinz