Dr. Rampakakis received his Ph.D. from the Department of Biochemistry in McGill University and the McGill Cancer Centre, and obtained post-doctoral training in Pharmacoepidemiology at McGill University and the Jewish General Hospital.

Dr. Rampakakis has over 12 years of experience in scientific research and has contributed in the conception, design, analysis and interpretation of several large scale, national and international, registration and observational studies. He has numerous peer-reviewed publications at high impact scientific journals (e.g. Nature, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Arthritis Care & Research), and presentations at international conferences. In addition he serves as a reviewer for four peer-reviewed journals.

He joined JSS Medical Research in 2009. As Vice President of Scientific Affairs, Dr. Rampakakis oversees a team of biostatisticians, epidemiologists, physicians, and medical writers responsible for the scientific aspects of studies and is the primary liaison between JSS Medical Research, Sponsors and Principal Investigators for these matters.