Hancock, Mark J

<p class='hidden-teaser'>Australia</p><!--break--><h2>Country</h2>
<h2>Biography</h2><p>Dr Mark Hancock is a Senior Lecturer with research and clinical expertise in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. He has over 20 years of experience as a clinician working in Australia and the US mostly in a primary care musculoskeletal setting. Mark’s research interests are focussed on the management and diagnosis of low back pain. Mark completed his physiotherapy degree at the University of Sydney in 1992. Since completing his PhD in 2007 he has rapidly established himself as a leader in the field of low back pain research. He has published over 60 peer reviewed papers and received over $(Aus)2.6 million in funding. The importance and impact of his work is demonstrated in many ways. He has published in leading medical journals (e.g. Lancet, BMJ and Annals of Internal Medicine) and discipline specific journals (e.g. Spine, Physical Therapy). His work has been accompanied by editorials and received wide media attention. Dr Hancock is a member of the associate editorial board for the Cochrane Back Review Group and Deputy Editor of the Journal of Manual and Manipulative Therapy. He has a particular research interest in identifying subgroups of patients with low back pain who respond best to specific interventions and has been invited to speak on this topic at national and international conferences.</p>
<div><b>Focused symposium:</b> <a href='/congress/fs/77' >Stratified models of care for low back pain</a> (Speaker)</div>