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John P. A. Ioannidis (//; Greek: Ιωάννης Ιωαννίδης, Greek pronunciation: [iɔˈanis iɔaˈniðis]; born August 21, 1965) is a Greek-American physician-scientist, writer and Stanford University professor who has made contributions to evidence-based medicine, epidemiology, and clinical research. Ioannidis studies scientific research itself, meta-research primarily in clinical medicine and the social sciences.
John P. A. Ioannidis
|Born||August 21, 1965|
New York City, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Athens Medical School|
|Institutions||Stanford School of Medicine|
Ioannidis's 2005 essay "Why Most Published Research Findings Are False" was the most-accessed article in the history of Public Library of Science (PLOS) as of 2020, with more than three million views.
Ioannidis has been a prominent opponent of masks and lockdowns during the COVID-19 pandemic.