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”. 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.
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.
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-Jan 2021)
Funding Panel Member (DTC), Health Research Board, Republic of Ireland (2021)
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.
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)
Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents and anastomotic leak rates across colorectal cancer operations and anastomotic sites: A systematic review and meta-analysis of anastomosis specific leak rate and confounding factors.
Kastora, S. L., Osborne, L., Jardine, R., Kounidas, G., Carter, B., Myint, P. K.
Association of Circulating Monocyte Chemoattractant Protein-1 Levels With Cardiovascular Mortality: A Meta-analysis of Population-Based Studies
Georgakis, M. K., de Lemos, J. A., Ayers, C., Wang, B., Björkbacka, H., Pana, T. A., Thorand, B., Sun, C., Fani, L., Malik, R., Dupuis, J., Engström, G., Orho-Melander, M., Melander, O., Boekholdt, S. M., Zierer, A., Elhadad, M. A., Koenig, W., Herder, C., Hoogeveen, R. C., Kavousi, M., Ballantyne, C. M., Peters, A., Myint, P. K., Nilsson, J., Benjamin, E. J., Dichgans, M.
The role of C-reactive protein (CRP) as a prognostic marker in COVID-19
D, S., Braude, P., Myint, P. K., Evans, L., Collins, J., Verduri, A., Quinn, T. J., Vilches-Moraga, A., Stechman, M. J., Pearce, L., Moug, S., McCarthy, K., Hewitt, J., COPE Study Collaborators, Carter, B.
International Journal of Epidemiology, vol. 50, no. 2, pp. 420-429