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Paul Orrock

DO, ND, GradCertHE(T&L)(SCU), MAppSc(VU), PhD, DBM(VU)

Associate Professor

Faculty of Health

[email protected]
Z Block, 211, Lismore
Paul Orrock


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PAUL J ORROCK PhD MAppSc (Res) GradCertHEd ND DO is an osteopathic clinician and academic, has a masters by research in biomechanics and a doctorate in the development of models of clinical evidence, and has published and presented the findings internationally. Paul has had a private practice for 30 years.


Paul has completed projects on the health workforce and the development and assessment of clinical reasoning. His doctorate explored the osteopathic profession using mixed methods and developed a pragmatic clinical trial method reflecting whole practice. He is interested in developing models of complex interventions for testing in clinical trials.

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Paul has been a leader in the profession and university for many years. He was state president of the national association, developed the CPD policy and was Chair of the Research Council. He has served the university as course developer/coordinator, Director of Clinical Education and Head of School.

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