John P.A. Ioannidis is the C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford University, Professor of Medicine, Professor of Health Research and Policy, Professor (by courtesy) of Biomedical Data Science, Professor (by courtesy) of Statistics; co-Director, Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford; Director of the PhD program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research.
Born in New York City and raised in Athens, Greece, Ioannidis trained at Harvard University and Tufts University (internal medicine and infectious diseases), then held positions at NIH, Johns Hopkins and Tufts.
He was a member of the executive board of the Human Genome Epidemiology Network and Senior Advisor on Knowledge Integration at NCI/NIH (2012-6) and served as President for the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, and was an editorial board member of journals that includ PLoS Medicine, Lancet, Annals of Internal Medicine, JNCI, Science Translational Medicine, Clinical Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Proteomics, AIDS, IJE, JCE, Clinical Trials, and PLoS ONE, and was Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Clinical Investigation (2010-now).
He has been the recipient of awards that include the European Award for Excellence in Clinical Science, the Medal for Distinguished Service from Teachers College, Columbia University, and the Chanchlani Global Health Award. He was inducted in the Association of American Physicians (2009), European Academy of Cancer Sciences (2010) American Epidemiological Society (2015), and European Academy of Sciences and Arts (2015).