Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer




+44 (0)7906 160 620david.taylor Website




Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





Medical Media and Design Laboratory

I am the Programme Lead for Virtual Worlds and Medical Media, working to extend the applications of new media to many areas of healthcare research. With skills in virtual worlds, mHealth, application software ('app') development, serious games, human interface design, project management and a commercial background in product development and marketing.

See the Virtual Worlds pages for information on our Major Incident Virtual Patients and other 'Serious Games' projects and this Centre for Patient Safety and Service Quality page for details of our pre-operative planning clinical dashboard project. 

LinkedIn Profile           Personal blog          iPhone Application: Wellnote by Dr Darzi                                   




Taylor DI, Kulendran M, Taylor M, et al., 2014, 3D Simulation of a Hospital Environment and Ward Round to Augment a Summer School Program for Pre-Medical Students, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, Vol:196, Pages:209-214

Taylor DI, Taylor MJ, Kulendran M, et al., 2013, Virtual Worlds as a Tool to Facilitate Weight Management for Young People., Journal of Virtual Worlds Research, Vol:6, ISSN:1941-8477, Pages:1-16

Cohen D, Sevdalis N, Taylor D, et al., 2013, Emergency preparedness in the 21st century: Training and preparation modules in virtual environments, Resuscitation, Vol:84, ISSN:0300-9572, Pages:78-84

Taylor D, Conboy-Hill S, Hall V, 2012, Virtual worlds, people with learning disabilities, and capacity to consent: a feasibility study, Clinical Psychology Forum, Pages:23-27

Taylor D, Patel V, Lee H, et al., 2012, Virtual Worlds are an Innovative Tool for Medical Device Training in a Simulated Environment, Studies in Health Technologies and Informatics, Vol:173: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 19, Pages:338-343

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