Faisal S Malik, MD, MSHS

Faisal S Malik, MD, MSHS

Specialties

  • Children's Title: Interim Associate Director, Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
  • Academic Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine
  • Research Center: Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development
  • On Staff Since: July 2015
"Working at Seattle Children’s allows me to focus on innovative, patient-centered interventions. I am particularly inspired by the opportunity to focus my research on age-specific opportunities to improve health outcomes — such as leveraging social media — in youth and young adults with diabetes. I feel privileged to have the opportunity to work with adolescents and young adults with diabetes every day and am committed to improving their health and the quality of health care they receive."
  • Biography

    Dr. Malik is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Washington (UW) School of Medicine, an Investigator at the Center for Child Heath, Behavior and Development at Seattle Children's Research Institute, and a pediatric endocrinologist at Seattle Children's Hospital.

    Dr. Malik leads the Improving Diabetes Outcomes Lab dedicated to improving patient health and health care quality for youth and young adults with diabetes. He is also the Co-Director of the UW/Seattle Children's Health Services and Quality of Care Research Fellowship and serves as the Director of Research and Co-Medical Director of the Achieving Health in Emerging Adults with Diabetes (AHEAD) Program

    Board Certification(s)

    Pediatrics
    Pediatric Endocrinology

    Education

    Albany Medical College, Albany, NY
    Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington, DC
    University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, WA

    Residency

    University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

    Fellowship

    University of Washington, Seattle, WA

    Research Description

    As an investigator in the Center for Child Health, Behavior and Development, Dr. Malik leads the Improving Diabetes Outcomes Lab. He is currently involved with multiple studies designed to examine and improve health outcomes in youth and young adults with diabetes:

    • The development of a healthcare transition program for emerging adults with diabetes that promotes successful transition to independence with diabetes self-management [Principal Investigator]
    • The use of social media to support diabetes management in youth with type 1 diabetes [Principal Investigator]
    • The examination of the impact of food security on glucose levels and health care utilization in youth and young adults with diabetes [Site Principal Investigator]
    • The use of financial incentives to improve glycemia in adolescents with type 1 diabetes [Site Principal Investigator]
    • A Phase 3, open-label randomized clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of Afrezza (inhaled insulin) versus rapid-acting insulin analogs [Site Principal Investigator]

    In addition, to improve the quality of medical care delivered to youth and young adults with diabetes, he supports Seattle Children's Hospital's involvement in national and international diabetes quality improvement collaboratives, including the T1D Exchange Quality Improvement Collaborative and the SWEET Initiative.

    Research Focus Area

    Diabetes, Emerging adulthood, Food security, Health care quality, Health care transition

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