Faculty and Academic Staff
John P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc is Professor of Medicine, of Epidemiology and Population Health, and (by courtesy) of Biomedical Data Science, and of Statistics and co-Director of the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford (METRICS). He trained at the University of Athens School of Medicine in Greece, Harvard and Tufts, and also held appointments at the U.S. National Institutes of Health, Johns Hopkins, Tufts, Harvard, University of Ioannina, and Imperial College London.
Dr. Ioannidis is one of the most-cited scientists of all times in the scientific literature. His current research at Stanford covers a wide agenda, including meta-research, large-scale evidence, population health sciences and predictive medicine and health. He has received numerous awards, including the European Award for Excellence in Clinical Science , Medal for Distinguished Service, Teachers College, Columbia University , Chanchlani Global Health Award , Epiphany Science Courage Award , Einstein fellow , Albert Stuyvenberg Medal  as well as honorary doctorates from many universities and he has been Inducted in the Association of American Physicians (2009), European Academy of Cancer Sciences (2010), American Epidemiological Society (2015), European Academy of Sciences and Arts (2015), National Academy of Medicine (2018), and Academy of Sciences of the Institute of Bologna (2020). Dr. Ioannidis is recognized as the leading clinical research methodologist of his generation for his work in evidence-based medicine and in appraising and improving the credibility of scientific studies and results.