Katie graduated in medicine from United Medical and Dental Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s hospitals, London in 1994 and later became a GP at the Chelsea and Westminster hospital, London and a Member of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
After working in the Cayman Islands for 7 months, she joined the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), London in 2000 as a Medical Adviser working as part of a team of doctors looking after FCO employees worldwide until 2003.
In 2003, she took up a GP partnership in a central London teaching practice where she worked as a GP and taught Imperial College undergraduates. She has worked in the Department of Primary Care and Public Health teaching students until 2011 when she moved to Singapore with her family. Whilst there, she was part of the team setting up a new medical school in collaboration with Imperial College, London and NTU, Singapore. She was responsible for part of the early clinical skills course, taught on the clinical communication course and became a house tutor looking after the welfare of medical students.
She has a particular interest in mental health and her experience to date has given her a wide reaching insight into varied institutions, cultures and socio-economic groups.
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