John P.A. Ioannidis, MD, DSc holds the C.F. Rehnborg Chair in Disease Prevention at Stanford University, where he is Professor of Medicine, Professor of Health Research and Policy, and Professor (by courtesy) of Biomedical Data Science at the School of Medicine, Professor (by courtesy) of Statistics at the School of Humanities and Sciences, co-Director of the Meta-Research Innovation Center at Stanford, and Director of the PhD program in Epidemiology and Clinical Research. He has delivered ~500 invited and honorary lectures and he is the recipient of many awards (e.g. European Award for Excellence in Clinical Science , Medal for Distinguished Service, Teachers College, Columbia University , Chanchlani Global Health Award , Epiphany Science Courage Award ). 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). Honorary titles from FORTH (2014) and Ioannina (2015), honorary doctorates from Erasmus U Rotterdam (2015) and U Athens (2017) and multiple honorary lectureships/visiting professorships (Caltech, Oxford, LSHTM, Yale, U Utah, U Conn, UC Davis, U Penn among others). The PLoS Medicine paper on “Why most published research findings are false” has been the most-accessed article in the history of Public Library of Science (>2.5 million hits). He is a Highly Cited Researcher according to Thomson Reuters in both Clinical Medicine and in Social Sciences and among the 10 scientists with the highest current citation rate in the world (~3,000 new citations per month per Google Scholar).