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Department of Chiropractic


Dr Benjamin Brown
BChiroSc., MChiroprac., PhD.

Phone: +61 2 9850 6383
Fax: + 61 2 9850 9389

Dr Benjamin Brown is an Associate Lecturer in the Department of Chiropractic at Macquarie University. Ben lectures in orthopaedics to the first year Master of Chiropractic program. In addition to his academic pursuits, Ben is also a registered chiropractor and has been working in private practice for the past 11 years.

Courses Convened and Taught:
CHIR 873 Neuromusculoskeletal Diagnosis I
CHIR 874 Neuromusculoskeletal Diagnosis II

Administrative Duties:
Post-Graduate Coordinator
Master of Research Coordinator (Chiropractic Department)

Research Interests:

  1. Health and ageing
  2. Health services research and health economics

Recent (Last 5 years) Publications:

  1. Eaton, S., Bonello, R., Strkalj, G., Brown, B.T., Green, H., Graham, P.L. (2012). "Demographic Characteristics and Perceptions of Supply and Demand of Chiropractic Services in Australia: Results from Stage 1 of the Work Force Study Survey." Chiropractic Journal of Australia 42(3): 82-90.
  2. Eaton, S., Bonello, R., Brown, B.T., Graham, P.L. (2012). "Chiropractic Practice in NSW: A Description of Demographic and Practitioner Characteristics " Chiropractic Journal of Australia 42(3): 114-121.
  3. Brown, BT, 2012, ‘A biopsychosocial approach to primary hypothyroidism', PhD-Dissertation, Macquarie University, Sydney Australia.
  4. Brown BT, Bonello R, Pollard H, Graham, P. ‘The influence of a biopsychosocial-based treatment approach on the clinical manifestations of primary overt hypothyroidism: a protocol for a pilot study’ Trials 2010, 11:106
  5. Brown BT, Bonello R, Pollard H. ‘The use of Traditional Chinese Medical Principles in Chiropractic Technique’ Chiropr J Aust 2008, 38: 18-26

Conference Proceedings:

Brown BT. “A Biopsychosocial Approach to Hypothyroidism” Third International Congress of Complementary Medicine Research 29th - 31st March 2008, Sydney Australia


Updated 23 April 2013


Dr Benjamin Brown

Associate Lecturer