Dr. Tamara Brown

School of Health and Society

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Contact Details

Allerton Building, Room C717.

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Current positions

Lecturer in Physiotherapy


Dr Brown is an academic member of staff, lecturing on the Bsc Hons Physiotherapy programme. She has clinical physiotherapy experience within Occupational Health. As an early career researcher, her research interest is Vocational Rehabilitation. Her PhD explored developing a cost benefit analysis tool to analyse the effects of vocational rehabilitation. Dr Brown has worked on several Workplace / Occupational health / Vocational rehabilitation research projects, e.g., Work for Health Programme, Health Work Conversations. (2016); Working With Cancer Service Evaluation. Durham City Council (2013); Evidence-based information and advice to reduce sickness absence: a feasibility study for a clinic trial in physiotherapy practice (2012).


  • Physiotherapy 

Research Interests

  • Vocational rehabilitation
  • Workplace health
  • Occupational physiotherapy

Qualifications and Memberships


  • 2012 – 2018 PhD - A revised cost-benefit analysis tool capable of analysing the effects of vocational rehabilitation,  University of Salford, UK 
  • 2013 -  2014 PgCap – Post Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice  University of Salford, UK 
  • 2011 – 2012 Standalone Masters Module in Vocational Rehabilitation, University of Salford, UK 
  • 2007 – 2010 BSc (Honours) Physiotherapy   University of Salford, UK