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The University of Aberdeen
Room 4:013, Polwarth Building, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD
Professor Myint completed undergraduate and house officer training in Myanmar (formerly Burma) and held post graduate clinical training posts in Yorkshire, East Kent, Mersey and Eastern Deaneries. He was awarded the Stroke Association Clinical Fellowship and received clinical stroke training in Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge. He was trained in Clinical Epidemiology in Cambridge and Norwich, UK. He was conferred the Doctor of Medicine (MD) in 2007 with the Thesis “Healthy Ageing: Determinants and Outcomes of Functional Health in EPIC-Norfolk”. His epidemiological work in stroke was cited as one of the research achievements of the Stroke Association funded research and his work in fruit & vegetable consumption and functional health was cited in the Alzheimer’s Society’s dementia awareness booklet which aimed at educating the general public.
He completed higher medical specialist training in March 2008 with accreditations in General Internal Medicine and Geriatric Medicine with sub-specialty in Stroke Medicine. He took up his first senior academic appointment with the Norwich Medical School, University of East Anglia in 2008 as Clinical Senior Lecturer in Ageing and Stroke Medicine. He moved to Scotland in August 2013 to take up the position of Clinical Chair in Medicine (Old Age) with the University of Aberdeen School of Medicine, Medical Sciences & Nutrition.
As a clinical academic, he is also a jobbing Geriatrician. He devotes 50% of time looking after older people in acute emergency setting, during subacute rehabilitation, and outpatient as well as in community settings. This involves working alongside multidisciplinary team members as well as liaising with general practitioners.
He has held many National Level Roles in the past including Executive Committee Member of the British Association of Stroke Physicians. He currently serves as the Founding Co-Chair of the Scottish Care of Older People (SCoOP) National Audit Programme and sits on the Council of the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) as the Royal College of Physicians London Representative and is also a member of the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Dementias Clinical Studies Portfolio Development Group. Professor Myint is the Lead Academic for the Clinical Academic Training & Development in North of Scotland. In this role, he oversees various schemes of the Aberdeen Clinical Academic Training (ACAT).
Expert peer reviewer for more than 70 academic journals in general medicine, clinical epidemiology, cardiovascular, respiratory, public health, nutriition, cognitive neuroscience, and ageing
Peer reviewer for the Medical Research Council (UK), the Wellcome Trust, National Institute of Health Research (NIHR), British Heart Foundation, ESRC and Heart Research UK
Visiting Professor, University of Medicine (1), Yangon, Department of Health Professional Resource Development & Management, Ministry of Health, Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar (2016- )
Funding Panel Member, Health Research Board, Republic of Ireland (2017, 2019)
NIHR Dementia & Neurodegenerative Diseases Research Network (DeNDRoN) Dementia Clinical Studies Group member (2013-2015)
National Executive Committee Member (British Association of Stroke Physicians) (2012-2014)
Member of National Age & Ageing CLRN Group (2012-2013)
East of England National Institute for Health Research RfPB Funding Advisory Committee Member (2012-2013)
Funding Panel Member for the Life and Health Sciences panel. Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, I.P. (FCT), the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (2013)
Honorary Regional Deputy Secretary, East of England British Geriatrics Society (2012-2013)
External Examiner-MSc in Geriatric Medicine- University of Salford, Manchester, UK
Topic Expert Group Member (NICE)- COPD (2010-2011)
Associate Editor (BMC Health Services Research) (2009- 2017)
Phyo's research interests include clinical epidemiology and outcome research in cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, determinants of physical and mental ageing (healthy ageing), clinical geriatrics (extreme old age, disability, pneumonia, clinical nutrition, dementias) and health services research of conditions prevalent in older age.
Current research spans across above research areas using various methodologies and data source
Director of Clinical Academic Training Development: Aberdeen Clinical Academic Training (ACAT) Programmes
Professor Myint is the Lead Academic of the Academic Training Development for the School of Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition at the University of Aberdeen from 2016. In this role he oversees a wide range of clinical academic initiatives for undergraduates such as Aberdeen Summer Research Scholarship and HOTSTART Scholarship programmes, and postgraduate clinical academic training programmes including the Academic Foundation Programme (AFP), Academic Core Training (ACT) Programme and SCREDS Clinical Lecturer scheme in North of Scotland Region, Scotland Deanery.
Community Course Executive Group Member
Member of the Regent Scheme (School of Medicine & Dentistry)
Anticholinergic drugs and incident dementia, mild cognitive impairment and cognitive decline: a meta-analysis
Pieper, N. T., Grossi, C. M., Chan, W., Loke, Y. K., Savva, G. M., Haroulis, C., Steel, N., Fox, C., Maidment, I. D., Arthur, A. J., Myint, P. K., Smith, T. O., Robinson, L., Matthews, F. E., Brayne, C., Richardson, K.