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NIHR Cambridge BRC Distinguished Visitor Lecture: Prof Phyo Kyaw Myint

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NIHR Cambridge BRC Distinguished Visitors Lecture Series

CRUK Cambridge Research Institute Lecture Theatre

(Li Ka Shing Centre - Robinson Way)

Wednesday 22nd May 2019 – 17.30

(drinks reception to follow)

Co-host – Cambridge Institute of Public Health and the

Department of Medicine for the Elderly, Addenbrooke's Hospital

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Guest Lecturer: Professor Phyo Myint

Clinical Chair in Medicine of Old Age at the University of Aberdeen

Title of talk:

Anticholinergics and health outcomes in older people: from epidemiological evidence to clinical practice

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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 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 and during subacute rehabilitation. This involves working alongside multidisciplinay 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 sits on the Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN) Council 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).



For further details, please contact Sylvie Robinson (01223 348490 or int. ext. 348490)

(sylvie.robinson@addenbrookes.nhs.uk)

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