Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineInstitute of Global Health Innovation

Honorary Research Fellow







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





Lisa Aufegger is a Postdoctoral Research Associate and Forum Fellow in the Patient Safety Group, Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College London. She received her PhD in Performance Science and MSc in Applied and Cognitive Psychology from the Royal College of Music, London, and the University of Klagenfurt, Austria, in 2016 and 2011 respectively. She was also a Visiting Researcher and Research Assistant in the Signal Processing Group, Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Imperial College London, in 2014-2016, and, since 2017, holds a Research Officer position at the London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.

Her research interests are in the areas of healthcare management, simulation training and user-experience research through the application of novel signal processing tools, and with the aim of improving patient safety across different healthcare settings.



Gordon B, Thomas MG, Darzi A, et al., 2022, Systems leadership: how chief executives manage tension between organisation and system pressures, Bmj Leader

Aufegger L, Soane E, Darzi A, et al., 2021, Shared leadership in tertiary care: design of a simulation for patient safety decision-making in healthcare management teams, Bmj Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning, Vol:7, ISSN:2056-6697, Pages:216-222

Howell J, Pedrana A, Schroeder SE, et al., 2021, A global investment framework for the elimination of hepatitis B, Journal of Hepatology, Vol:74, ISSN:0168-8278, Pages:535-549

Aufegger L, Yanar C, Bicknell C, et al., 2021, The risk-value trade-off: price and brand information impact consumers’ intentions to purchase OTC drugs, Journal of Pharmaceutical Policy and Practice, Vol:14, ISSN:2052-3211

Smalley K, Aufegger L, Flott K, et al., 2021, Can self-management programmes change healthcare utilisation in COPD?: A systematic review and framework analysis, Patient Education and Counseling, Vol:104, ISSN:0738-3991, Pages:50-63

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