|Prof. Przemyslaw Kardas, MD, PhD is a founder and Director of Medication Adherence Research Center at the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. He is also Professor of Family Medicine and the Head of the Department of Family Medicine at the Medical University of Lodz, Poland. His professional activities focus on patient adherence to medication, management of chronic conditions, active and healthy ageing, Big Data and eHealth. He is the author of a number of peer-reviewed scientific publications and conference presentations, as well as four monographs. He is a member of several editorial boards and a reviewer for a number of medical journals. He serves as an expert to European Commission in Public Health under Horizon 2020 program. He was a Promoter to EIP on AHA Action Group A1: Prescription and adherence to treatment. He is involved in numerous international research collaborations, and EU projects. He was a Scientific Director of the European research initiative Ascertaining Barriers for Compliance (www.ABCproject.eu) under 7th Framework Programme (2009-2012), and the President of European Society for Patient Compliance, Adherence, and Persistence (ESPACOMP) scientific association (2010-2011).