Demosthenes Panagiotakos, DrMed, FRSPH, FACE, is Professor in Biostatistics, Research Methods and Epidemiology at Harokopio University in Athens, and Member of the Scientific Committee of Health, Environment and Emerging Risks / DG Health and Food Safety, of the European Commission (2016-2021).
During 2016-2019 was vice Rector of Financial Affairs, Research and Development at Harokopio University in Athens; previously he has served as the Dean of the School of Health Science & Education (2013-2016). Prof Panagiotakos is also visiting Distinguished Professor at School of Arts and Sciences, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA (since 2016), and adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Health, University of Canberra, ACT, Australia (since 2017).
He has supervised as the Principal Investigator 17 large–scale, epidemiological studies, and research projects (15,2M total). His research interests include NCD epidemiology, medical research methodology, and risk modelling. He has published 3 books, over 800 scientific papers in peer-reviewed international journals and has more than 34.500 citations of his work (h-index of 73).
He has received several National and International Awards and Scholarships. He has served as a research evaluator for National and International Organizations (including European Commission, JCR, etc), reviewer in international journals, as well as external evaluator for several faculty positions.
Updated: May 2021