UCL School of Management

Mecit Can Emre Simsekler

Honorary Research Associate


Emre is a Research Associate at the UCL School of Management joined in 2015. His current research focuses on the diffusion of innovation in the application of systems thinking and risk management to healthcare.

Emre obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge in 2014. In addition, he was a visiting researcher in the Center for Medical Innovation System at the University of Tokyo (2012 summer), and in the Center for Patient Safety and Quality Research at Harvard Medical School Boston Children’s Hospital (2014 summer). 

Selected publications
Simsekler, M. C. E., Card, A. J., Ruggeri, K., Ward, J. R., & Clarkson, P. J. (2015). A comparison of the methods used to support risk identification for patient safety in one UK NHS foundation trust. Clinical Risk. doi:10.1177/1356262215580224 [link]
Kurutkan, M. N., Usta, E., Orhan, F., & Simsekler, M. C. E. (2015). Application of the IHI Global Trigger Tool in measuring the adverse event rate in a Turkish healthcare setting. The International Journal of Risk and Safety in Medicine, 27 (1/2015), 11-21. doi:10.3233/JRS-150639 [link]
Simsekler, M. C. E., Card, A. J., Ward, J. R., & Clarkson, P. J. (2015). Trust-level risk identification guidance in the NHS East of England. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 27 (2), 67-76. doi:10.3233/JRS-150651 [link]
Yetisen, A. K., Martinez-Hurtado, J. L., da Cruz Vasconcellos, F., Simsekler, M. C. E., Akram, M. S., & Lowe, C. R. (2014). The regulation of mobile medical applications. Lab on a Chip, 14 (5), 833. doi:10.1039/c3lc51235e [link]
Card, A. J., Simsekler, M. C. E., Clark, M., Ward, J. R., & Clarkson, P. J. (2014). Use of the Generating Options for Active Risk Control (GO-ARC) Technique can lead to more robust risk control options. International Journal of Risk & Safety in Medicine, 26, 199-211. doi:10.3233/JRS-140636 [link]