Imperial College London

Dr Benita Cox

Business School

Principal Teaching Fellow



+44 (0)20 7594 9164b.cox




456ACE ExtensionSouth Kensington Campus





Benita Cox is the Programme Director for Imperial College Business School's MSc International Health Management programme. 

She holds a doctorate in Artificial Intelligence and an MSc in Management Science from Imperial College and has extensive experience teaching courses on Informatics at the Imperial College Business School.

Benita's research interests have focussed on the role of information systems in healthcare delivery, in particular, the impact of information and communicating technologies on healthcare practice. She has published widely in this area, giving invited talks to international audiences and appearing both in the Press and on TV.

Her work on the Impact of the Internet on the Doctor-Patient Relationship is particularly well known. She is on the Executive Board of the UK Health Informatics Society (UKHiS) and an Editor of UK Health Informatics Today. She is also a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Healthcare Informatics. She has consulted extensively in a number of industries, including pharmaceuticals




Shabir H, D'Costa M, Mohiaddin Z, et al., 2022, The barriers and facilitators to the use of lifestyle apps: a systematic review of qualitative studies, European Journal of Investigation in Health, Psychology and Education, Vol:12, ISSN:2254-9625, Pages:144-165

Dawoodbhoy FM, Delaney J, Cecula P, et al., 2021, AI in patient flow: applications of artificial intelligence to improve patient flow in NHS acute mental health inpatient units, Heliyon, Vol:7, ISSN:2405-8440

Cecula P, Yu J, Dawoodbhoy F, et al., 2021, Applications of artificial intelligence to improve patient flow on mental health inpatient units - Narrative literature review, Heliyon, Vol:7, ISSN:2405-8440

Sayma M, Saleh D, Kerwat D, et al., 2020, A qualitative inquiry into the barriers and facilitators to achieving home death, Bmj Supportive and Palliative Care, Vol:10, ISSN:2045-4368

Silva G, Gor R, Patel N, et al., 2019, How effective are organ donation committees, and how can they be improved?, British Journal of Health Care Management, Vol:25, ISSN:1358-0574, Pages:113-121

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