Dr Noel Pollock graduated with Honours in Medicine from Queen’s University Belfast and completed an MSc with Distinction in Sport & Exercise Medicine (SEM) at Bath University. He is Chief Medical Officer for British Athletics, leading a multidisciplinary medical team that provide medical and therapy services to the Great Britain Track and Field team, at Lee Valley Athletics Centre, London, the Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH, London) and the UKA National Performance Institute in Loughborough.
Since 2006 he has been the Great Britain team doctor at over 20 European Championships, IAAF World Championships, IPC Paralympics and Olympics, including the London 2012 Paralympics and 2016 Rio Olympic Games. He was a sports medicine lead doctor in the London 2012 Athletics Stadium.
He has completed Specialist training in Sport & Exercise Medicine and is a Consultant in SEM and Fellow of the Faculty of Sport & Exercise Medicine. His special interests are tendon and muscle injuries and he has published in both of these areas.
He is a former endurance athlete and won national titles and international honours for Northern Ireland in cross country, 5k and 1500m.