Professor Adrian Edwards is Professor of General Practice and Director of the Division of Population Medicine at Cardiff University, Wales, UK. He is the Director of PRIME Centre Wales , an all-Wales Centre for Primary and Emergency (including unscheduled research), in partnership with Bangor University, Swansea University and University of South Wales. He is also a part-time general practitioner in Cwmbran, Gwent, South Wales, and has a visiting professorship at Aarhus University, Denmark.
His main research interests are in quality and safety of health care, with current studies on safety in primary care, the epidemiology of harm in secondary care, self-management support in long term conditions, and implementation of shared decision making.
Methodological interests centre on systematic reviews, and Professor Edwards is a co-editor in the Melbourne-based Consumers & Communication Review Group of the Cochrane Collaboration. He leads the Intercalated BSc programme on Clinical Epidemiology for medical students.