Christodoulos Isidorou Stefanadis, MD, PhD is professor of Cardiology. In Greece he was the director of the 1st Department of Cardiology at the Hippokration Hospital University of Athens (2002-2014) and Associate Professor and Honorary Professor of Cardiology at the same University. He was president of the Hellenic Society of Cardiology from 1997 to 1999, President at the Hellenic College of Cardiology (2007-2015), Vice President of National Council of Research and Technology (2005-2009) and President of the Hellenic Republic National Bioethics Commission (2014-2015). Last, he is the President of the Research Institute of Longevity and Prevention of Aging Diseases (2014-). Internationally, he is Professor of Medicine at the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, Emory University , Atlanta, USA, (2007-), and Professor of Cardiology at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, USA (2014-). His research includes more than 1,600 complete published papers in authoritative international medical journals, while his papers have more than 65,000 citations in international literature. According to official international, published statistics, he is the scientist with the largest number of research papers worldwide in the field of cardiology for the last 20 years.
He graduated from the Medical School of the University of Athens, specializing in Pathology and Cardiology. He became a Doctor of Medical Sciences at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, and subsequently at the same school, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor of Cardiology.