Imperial College London

Edmond Li

Faculty of MedicineDepartment of Surgery & Cancer

Research Assistant in Patient Safety







1003Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Wing (QEQM)St Mary's Campus





Edmond is a PhD candidate in Health Policy & Patient Safety at the NIHR Imperial Patient Safety Translational Research Centre (PSTRC), Institute of Global Health Innovation (IGHI).

Edmond's research interest is focused on exploring how poor electronic health records (EHR) interoperability impacts patient safety in NHS hospitals. His projects contribute to both Theme 1 and 5 at the PSTRC. Edmond's research is conducted under the supervision of Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, Dr Ana Luísa Neves, Dr Hutan Ashrafian, and Dr Jonathan Clarke.

Prior to joining the Imperial IGHI, Edmond worked as a technical consultant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Health Emergencies Programme based in Geneva, Switzerland. His work pertained primarily to the 2018 Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, as well as assisting with the monitoring and reporting of other communicable disease outbreaks worldwide. Since the onset of the 2022 Russo-Ukrainian conflict, Edmond has been working with the WHO Ukraine Health Cluster, supporting ongoing humanitarian response efforts through the design, implementation, monitoring, and analysis of healthcare-related assessments.

Edmond holds an MB BCh BAO from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, and an MPH from the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine.



Teixeira F, Li E, Laranjo L, et al., 2023, Digital maturity and its determinants in General Practice: a cross- sectional study in 20 countries, Frontiers in Public Health, Vol:10, ISSN:2296-2565, Pages:1-10

Li E, Clarke J, Ashrafian H, et al., 2022, Impact of electronic health record interoperability on safety and quality of care in high-income countries: A systematic review, Journal of Medical Internet Research, Vol:24, ISSN:1438-8871, Pages:1-15

Li E, Neves AL, 2022, Lessons from remote antenatal care during the COVID-19 pandemic: how can we ensure equitable, safe, and patient-centred care?, Bmj Quality & Safety, ISSN:2044-5415

Li E, Tsopra R, Jimenez G, et al., 2022, General practitioners’ perceptions of using virtual primary care during the COVID-19 pandemic: An international cross-sectional survey study, Plos Digital Health, Vol:1, ISSN:2767-3170, Pages:1-23

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