Dr Katie Malbon
General Paediatric Consultant, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
Having completed paediatric training in London, Dr Malbon moved to the USA in 2007 to undertake a fellowship in Adolescent Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital, New York. During that time, she established an innovative text messaging service “Text in the City” for young people attending an adolescent health centre. She also used this platform to design and run a randomised controlled trial into birth control adherence, for which she was the principal investigator. While in New York, she trained and practiced as a forensic medical examiner for cases of sexual assault. Following her fellowship, Dr Malbon worked as an Attending Consultant in Adolescent Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. In 2013, she took a position at Tribeca Paediatrics where she developed and led a specialist adolescent service and served as President of the New York chapter of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine.
Dr Malbon moved back to London in 2015 to take up her current post where she has established new services for Paediatric Rheumatology, Gynaecology, and Adolescent Medicine. She has been named doctor for safeguarding and is currently lead for adolescents and paediatric mental health. She was safeguarding trustee to the Girls Day School Trust during the pandemic and currently advises on a health and well-being App for Young People – Luna. She is clinical coordinator for child studies for the National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD).