Dr Ivan D Florez is a Paediatrician with a Masters in Clinical Epidemiology, and a Ph.D. in Health Research Methodology. He is Full Professor at the Department of Paediatrics at the University of Antioquia (Medellin, Colombia) and Assistant Professor (Part-Time) at McMaster University (Hamilton, Canada). Dr. Ivan Florez is the leader of the AGREE Collaboration, Director of Cochrane Colombia, and a member of the Cochrane’s Conflicts of Interests panel.

His research has focused on CPG (development and implementation methods), Knowledge Synthesis (Systematic reviews, and Network Meta-analysis), Paediatrics, and Childhood Gastroenteritis. Dr. Florez has participated in the development and implementation of Guidelines in Colombia, Europe, Latin America, and North America. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the soon-to-be-launched GIN Journal: Clinical and Public Health Guidelines.