Dr. Zoutman also serves on many committees outside of the hospitals and university. He was a member of the World Health Organization (WHO) Global Committee on Pandemic Disease Control Strategies and is a founding Co-Chair of the Ontario Provincial Infectious Diseases Advisory Committee (PIDAC) of Public Health Ontario.
He has also been involved with international health care projects in Guyana, India, Africa and Kosovo.
An accomplished and extensively published scientific author, Dr. Zoutman’s research has focused on infection prevention and healthcare quality improvement.
As part of his infectious disease expertise, Dr. Zoutman played a key role in the Ontario SARS response team in 2003 and was instrumental in the creation of the Regional Infection Control Network of South Eastern Ontario.