Mr Philip Breen BSc (Hons) MSc MCSP

Research Associate (Analyst)

Public Health, Epidemiology and Biostatistics

Contact details

NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre
Public Health building
Public Health, Epidemiology & Biostatistics
University of Birmingham
B15 2TT


Philip joined the NIHR Horizon Scanning Centre in August 2012 as a Research Associate (Analyst) and is a member of the pharmaceutical team. He graduated from the University of Liverpool in 2008 with an honours degree in Anatomy and Human Biology. Philip is also a qualified physiotherapist having completed his MSc in Physiotherapy at the University of Birmingham in 2011.



  • MCSP Chartered Physiotherapist 2011
  • MSc in Physiotherapy, University of Birmingham 2011.
  • BSc (Hons) Anatomy and Human Biology, University of Liverpool 2008.


Philip began working at the NIHR HSC in August 2012 as a member of the drugs team. The NIHR HSC provides the Department of Health and key national policy makers with advance warning of new and emerging health technologies that may require evaluation, consideration of clinical and cost impact, or modification of clinical guidance.

As a chartered physiotherapist, Philip maintains his professional development by providing physiotherapy at a local nursing and residential home. He also provides physiotherapy for Stourbridge Football Club


Small group teaching – Year 2 MBChB

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