Dr. Patricia Brown

Dr. Patricia Brown

Associate Professor, Clinical Faculty
Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences; Physical Therapy
Office Location: Rinker Health Science Campus 276
Phone: (714) 516-6161
California State University, Long Beach, Bachelor of Science
Western University of Health Sciences, Doctor of Physical Therapy


Dr. Patricia Brown joined the Chapman University Physical Therapy Staff in 2014. She has great passion and clinical experience in the area of neurologic physical therapy. Specialty interests include balance and fall risk reduction; vestibular rehabilitation; movement disorder, and stroke rehabilitation. Her current areas of research interest include reactive postural control and Parkinson’s disease rehabilitation.


Physical Therapist: State of California (#13517)

Board Certification

Clinical Specialist in Neurology


PT 531 General Medicine Practice Management
PT 531L General Medicine Practice Management Lab
PT 640 Neurological Practice Management
PT 640L Neurological Practice Management Lab
PT 641 Rehabilitation Practice Management
PTT 722 Advanced Practice Management: Differential Diagnosis in Neurology


American Physical Therapy Association

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications

Thorson C; Hogan B, Brown P. Aquatic therapy intervention, including the 4-walls, for persons with Hoehn and Yahr stage IV Parkinson’s disease: A retrospective data analysis. The Journal of Aquatic Physical Therapy: January/April 2022 - Volume 30 - Issue 1 - p 2-7 doi: 10.1097/PXT.0000000000000010