Brendan Delaney joined Imperial College in July 2015 as chair of medical informatics and decision making. He is a general practitioner and has an academic background in clinical research informatics (CDISC standards and eSource), clinical trials, HTA, modeling and patient safety. Delaney’s previous positions include Wolfson chair of general practice at King’s College, London, and chair and lecturer at the University of Birmingham.
Delaney’s main focus of research is on the learning health system, using informatics tools to link both knowledge generation and knowledge utilization to routine health care IT systems. He is associate editor of the Learning Health Systems journal; a member of the UK Health Informatics Research Network college of experts; Farr Institute primary care lead; a member of the MRC Methodology Research Panel; and vice-chair of the CRUK Early Diagnosis Expert Review Panel. Delaney received his master’s degree at the University of Cambridge and his BM, BCh at the University of Oxford.