John Mantas is Professor of Health Informatics and Director of the Laboratory of Health Informatics at the University of Athens, Greece. His current research interests are in health information systems, patient safety, biomedical informatics, and management of healthcare. He is the organiser for more than ten years of the International Conference on Informatics, Management, and Technology in Healthcare.
Professor Mantas is author of more than 250 publications. He has supervised more than 200 Master’s theses and 30 doctoral dissertations. His current lectures are in Introduction to Informatics, Health Informatics, Hospital Information Systems, Biomedical Informatics and Technology, and Special Issues in Biomedical Informatics Research. He is the author and the main editor of seven books published by international publishers in English.
He is serving in many international scientific publications as associate editor and reviewer. For many years served as advisor and expert in European Commission panels of experts. He led many European initiatives in the educational field of Health Informatics.
He was the President of the European Federation for Medical Informatics from 2010 to 2012. He is currently Vice-President of IMIA representing EFMI.