Behrooz is Director of the Master’s in Public Health (MPH) at Cardiff University and Consultant Epidemiologist at Public Health Wales. He 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.
Behrooz is Director of Public Health at the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine and a Council member at the True Health Initiative and has co-authored a paper with leading experts in Lifestyle Medicine (Sagner M, et al. 2014. Lifestyle medicine potential for reversing a world of chronic disease epidemics: from cell to community. Int J Clin Pract. November 2014, 68, 11, 1289-1292).