Dr Behrooz Behbod
MPH Programme Director
Behrooz is Consultant Epidemiologist at Public Health Wales and Director of the Master’s in Public Health (MPH) and theme lead for Evidence Based Medicine on the undergraduate medical programme (MBBCh) at Cardiff University.
Behrooz also serves as an Academic Supervisor for Public Health Specialty Trainees, Deputy Chair of the International Network on Public Health and Environmental Tracking, Director of Public Health at the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine, and is a member of the Clinical Innovation Hub at Cardiff.
Behrooz trained as a medical doctor in the UK, specialising at Oxford School of Public Health. Behrooz practiced clinically in both the National Health Service and in Cyprus, before joining the first cohort of Masters students at the Cyprus International Institute for Environmental and Public Health. He then completed doctoral research training at Harvard University, exploring the role of the home environment in the development of asthma and allergy in children. Between 2011 and 2013, Behrooz served as an Epidemic Intelligence Service Officer (‘Disease Detective’) at the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta.