Roxana Sultan is the Chief Data Officer and Vice President, Health at the Vector Institute. She leads Vector’s data strategy and its contributions to Ontario’s and Canada’s health sector. Along with our health team and partners, Roxana drives applications of AI to life sciences, fostering research, health sector and industrial sponsor projects, and initiatives to advance the health space, contributing to short-, medium-, and long-term impact achievements within the Ontario health ecosystem.
Roxana is the former Executive Director of the Provincial Council for Maternal and Child Health, where she led the implementation of evidence-based clinical quality improvement and access initiatives in obstetric, neonatal, and pediatric health services across Ontario. Her career includes leadership roles with The Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (now “SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health”), the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre in the University Health Network, the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), Cancer Care Ontario, and the Hospital for Sick Children.
As an Adjunct Lecturer with the Institute of Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation (IHPME) at the University of Toronto (U of T), Roxana teaches a graduate-level course on intelligent medicine, machine learning, and knowledge representation. She also serves as the Vice Chair of the Board of the Canadian Cancer Society – Ontario Division.
Roxana completed her graduate education with the Department of Molecular and Medical Genetics at U of T, and holds a Masters of Health Science from IHPME.